Project helps African-Americans identify with ancestors
The African Body Adornment Project dissects concepts about understanding ancestry
By NATALEY OLIVER | The South End
Updated: 03/25/12 5:51pm
Ever wondered where you get some of your habits, traits or cultural practices from?
For instance, what made the girl serving your $5 extra-hot latte place what appear to be “plugs” in her ear lobes? Are you sure what the true meaning of your recent tattoo is, and furthermore what made you decide where to have the design placed on your body? Have you ever thought about why you were so interested in a distinct pattern or design, or why you style your hair in a certain way?