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6 Durag Styles That Will Elevate Your Fashion Game

today24 January 2019

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By Likely

Durags originally served as a way for black men to style their hair overnight or prevent friction, frizz, and flyaways while sleeping. Meanwhile, aside from protecting the hair, black women also use them either for aesthetic appeal or to cover their hair for religious reasons.

For quite a while, they weren’t really worn out in public, especially since they wereΒ banned by the NFL in 2001 and later by the NBA in 2005. Why? Mainly becauseΒ they share a fate similar to Muslim women’s headscarf, asΒ people areΒ often labeled as thuggish and β€œunsafe” when they wear durags.

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Written by: Elyda


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