ORIGINS is an online documentary series focusing on Women of colour and how their identity and hair are inextricably linked. ORIGINS Allows for an honest dialogue, where we explore first perceptions of oneself and how this may change because of external influences such as the media.

“Too white for black people, too black for white people”

Ella shares her story of growing up being mixed race, being mistaken for being white and feeling outside of the community and after years of straightening, learning to love her hair.


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