Published on 10 Nov 2017 Sections ,

Michelle De Leon: ‘Black hair shouldn’t be altered to fit European beauty standard’

The Oscar-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o has hit out at a magazine for cropping her hair on a front cover photograph. She’s accused the magazine, Grazia, of  smoothing her hair to fit their notion of what beautiful hair looks like. Michelle De Leon, founder of World Afro Day, and Nicole Vassell, from Pride Magazine, discuss the issue.