My Hair Goes Up: Poems, essays, and ideas regarding passage of the CROWN act

My Hair Goes Up: Poems, essays, and ideas regarding passage of the CROWN act

by Leslie Wilderson

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Overview

My Hair Goes Up uses essays and poetics to examine the California *CROWN Act (SB 188), a law written to create a respectful and open workplace, and world for natural hair.

This book is a poetic tribute to the lofty, helical, gravity defying hair that deserves to exist freely, and it shares a heartening perspective on the norms surrounding the legacy of contrived social divisions.

My Hair Goes Up, poetically deconstructs problematic human divisions and finds solutions that will create an equal existence for all people.

*CROWN: Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781668510162
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 07/03/2021
Pages: 50
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Dr. Leslie Wilderson is a native of Queens, New York and she currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. After completing her formal doctoral education at Nova Southeastern University in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, she practiced Optometry for 24 years. She has published work in the health and science arena.

Dr. Wilderson has written a vibrant book using compositions and poems about her hair to give a thoughtful perspective on social divisions based on visual human characteristics. She makes a powerful, enriching statement about a vacillating and contentious part of the human story.

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