Black Is Beautiful: A Celebration of Afros

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  • Beyonce Knowles
  • Solange Knowles
  • Prince
  • Erykah Badu
  • Esperanza Spalding
  • Lauryn Hill
  • Diana Ross
  • Pam Grier
  • Angela Davis
  • Michael Jackson

Beyoncé Knowles

After Sheryl Underwood slammed Black hair on her CBS show The Talk, saying she couldn't understand why Heidi Klum would bother saving her children's Afro hair after a cut, the public took to Twitter to respond to her ignorant comments. She's since apologized for her "bad choice of words," but we're here to show that "the long, silky stuff" is not the only kind of beautiful hair there is. Check out some of our favorite Afro looks that our top celebs have rocked over the years, beginning with Beyoncé as Foxxy Cleopatra in Austin Powers in Goldmember.

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