Tag: black culture

AN INSIDE LOOK INTO D.C’S AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

The History Galleries BY ALEXIS MCCAFFREY, CULTURE EDITOR My friend and I scored a free guided tour by a docent named Frank McDermott. McDermott is a nice man who knew a lot about the museum. I first met him when…

“Du” It for the Culture

National Durag Week helps break down stigma around Black hair care BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Durags are staples of Black hair care. Like bonnets and scarves, durags both protect hair and preserve hairstyles. Despite their practical use and their…