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DVD Good Hair

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Rated by Becky C.
Aug 25, 2011

When Chris Rock’s little girl runs to him crying, “Daddy, why don’t I have good hair?” he tries to find out what’s wrong with this question.  He travels to India; witnessing people with straight hair shave it in a religious ceremony, unaware that people across the world without straight hair will adorn their heads with it.  The sacrificed hair is washed and picked free of lice, and then turned into weaves which are flown to the US and sold for thousands of dollars.  A piece.  Yes.  At a visit to a beauty shop the staff jokes around that some women will forgo paying the rent to pay for their