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[2] Hair is Opportunity

Hair is Opportunity

It could change my life, and it did.

Hair in Detroit provided an avenue away from the automobile plant when those high paying jobs became more lean in the 80s and 90s. It also shed light on a detour away from the street life for many local barbers and stylists.


Hair Capital of the World

An audio-visual storytelling experience of Detroit’s hair legacy and culture featuring stories by Shannon Cason and photography by Justin Milhouse.

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