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Ron Eglash on the Histories, Cultural Significance of Black Braids

February 22, 2021

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Ron Eglash, professor at the U-M Stamps School of Art and Design, researchers how indigenous concepts of recursion in West and Central Africa were responsible for the creation fractal patterns throughout African design practices. He recently interviewed writer Precious Fondren that explores the histories and cultural importance of braids in the Black community.

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