‘You Can Touch My Hair’: NYC black hair exhibit draws controversy, as many protest spectacle

A throng of people gathered in New York City’s Union Square Park on Saturday to touch black women’s hair.

 It was all part of a two-day “interactive public art exhibit,” titled “You Can Touch My Hair,” during which people were encouraged to get up close and personal with various forms of black hair on live models. The event was put on by Un’ruly.com, a site focused on the black hair experience, and in it several black women allowed those gathered in the park to squeeze, tug and pet their hair.

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