I shaved off my afro because I felt like it. That's all | Life and style | The Guardian - Shaved head black
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Last week, I joined a club of black British girl bosses who have decided to go bald. Since my afro was large and healthy when I shaved it off, the assumption was that something must have gone wrong: traction alopecia from the tight hairstyles black women endure is a common reason. Having a shaved head makes me feel empowered in the sense that it's just my face that people see.”.