This Short Film Examines How Young Black Girls Navigate Biases Around Their Hair

Even in 2018 there still aren’t enough representations of the complexities and nuances that exist in our community, especially when it comes to beauty. Thankfully, young Black creatives are on a mission to change that.

Rebeca Ortiz and Alicia Harris’ latest project PICK is a short fictional drama about an 11-year-old girl who wears her afro to school. The film follows Alliyah as she deals with subtle racist comments and microaggressions about her hair.

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