As a child I do not recall my Grandmother ever leaving her house without a head covering. There was a time when a woman felt her outfit was incomplete without a hat or head covering of some sort. In particular, African-American women of faith would not dare attend a house of worship without her head being covered. Today, the hat has been usurped by hairstyles, be it grown or sewn. Contemporary women give serious consideration to the wearing of a hat as to not mangle their tendrils and potentially mess up their hair should they feel the need to remove...
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