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Why Black Hair Matters (with Dr. Kari Williams, PhD)
A conversation about Black hair and Black joy. Dr. Kari is passionate about hair styling and education. She has merged her passion and degree to create a business that caters to a market that is interested in natural hair and seeking guidance on how to achieve healthier hair. She is also a board-certified trichologist through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, and the Founder & CEO of Mahogany Revolution. She also has a PhD in the field of Trichology. *Trichology: the branch of medical and cosmetic study and practice concerned with the hair and scalp. [Note: this episode was originally featured in Breakthrough’s IG Live Spotlight: recorded on February 15 at 6:00 PM (ET)].