21: Episode 21 Meghan Markle And The One Drop Rule, The Evolution Of The Selfie, The Politics Of Black Hair


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In this week’s show, I am joined by Darian Symone Harvin, Founder of Beauty IRL, a newsletter publication that covers beauty at the intersection of politics and pop culture. We discuss the evolution of the selfie, what Meghan Markle’s experience tells us about the One Drop Rule and hair discrimination in America. In Praise Of … is StriVectin Intensive Eye Concentrate Plus and this week’s Talking Points guests are Ayana Byrd and Lori Tharps, the authors of Hair Story - Untangling the Roots of Black Hair In America, a book that traces American history through the vehicle, politics and culture of black hair. 2021 marks its 20th anniversary.

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