Emma Dabiri is an Irish-Nigerian author, academic, and broadcaster. Her book debut in t...

Book Q&A: Don't Touch My Hair

Jun 19th at 12:00pm PST

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Emma Dabiri is an Irish-Nigerian author, academic, and broadcaster. Her book debut in the UK, Don't Touch My Hair, was first published in 2019 Afro hair is personal, and for her, this story begins with an upbringing in Ireland, where her hair was a “constant source of deep, deep shame.” Emma explores the history with her Nigerian ancestry as well as in the US, the UK, and other parts of Africa and Latin America. The US version titled, Twisted: The Tangled History of Black Hair Culture, will be published on Tuesday, June 23rd. We have a lot to unravel, join our #iglive conversation with a Q&A this Friday 19th @ 12 PM PST/8 PM GMT #EmmaDabiri #afrohair #vernonfrancois #history #uk #Nigeria #Africa #Island #usa #book #Author #blackgirlmagic #iglive