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Afro-Hair Braiding Contest

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March 22, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Malcolm X Cultural Center

This co-curricular activity will engage students, faculty and members of the Five College community in the celebration of the ancestral art of Afro-diasporic braiding. The Afro Hair Braiding contest is  a fun and colorful event.  It is  designed to also educate and promote respect with regards to the history of Afro-diasporic across the Americas, as well as the aesthetic process embedded in this long tradition.  Prizes will be awarded to the best brading creations!

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