Black female students lack access to hair salons. So, they turn to one another.

By Kyra Miles

Kyra Miles gets her twists done in the dorm room of another student. (Annabeth Poe/Carolina Connection).

In Chapel Hill, there is no place that specializes in styling black women’s hair. Our reporter Kyra Miles says as a black woman with natural hair, she was ready to shave her head out of sheer frustration.

Recently, Kyra decided to get twists, but figuring out where to go was a process. She turned to a network of student hair stylists who work out of their dorms.

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