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Model Ebonee Davis
"Making myself small for the comfort of others would be a disservice to me and to those who feel forced to shrink their truth in any capacity—especially Black women. There have been times when I’ve contemplated shrinking my afro so that it wouldn’t take up so much space or make people uncomfortable.

"From our curves to our lips to our hair, our body parts have been commodified and sold by the very same people who shamed us into not loving ourselves. Unlearning the belief that my natural features were unattractive, and allowing my hair to grow and exist in its natural state, was a significant part of my healing process."

-Harper's Bazaar