…playing two separate characters.
“[They] represented so many girls I knew in high school,” King says. “The braids represented that regular beautiful black girl. It all starts with your hair. A lot of your confidence lies in your tresses.”
King gives credit to strong, confident and beautiful Black women for creating styles in many ways that she says have set the bar pretty high for women of all other races.
“We are the tastemakers when it comes to hair. It starts with Black women. Everyone else is looking at us like, and they’re going, ‘Oh my gosh, I wish I could do that.’