National Head Wrap Day: A Celebration of Africas History, Art, Culture and Fashion

Wearing head wrap  is a wide spread practice in African countries, it has been exclusive to African women for centuries; they hold a distinctive position and symbolism across various cultures on the continent.

During slavery the head wrap was perceived by European masters as a symbol of poverty and subordination, it was also used as a tool to oppress the African women; head wrap practice endured the travail of slavery in the diaspora and still holds a strong position in modern day fashion, art and cultures. Head wrap wearing has influenced the world greatly.

We have gathered awesome images for the celebration of National Head warp day for you. Enjoy!



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