The Hair Tales is a new docuseries about Black women, beauty and identity through the distinctive lens of Black hair. The Hair Tales will lead the audience through a revelatory journey of connecting the personal tales of phenomenal Black women to broader societal and historic themes. The stories shared in the series offer an honest and layered look into the complex culture of Black hair and ultimately Black women’s identity, creativity and contributions to society. Featuring stories from Oprah Winfrey, Issa Rae, Chlöe Bailey, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Marsai Martin and Chika.
The Hair Tales is produced by Culture House, Joy Mill Entertainment, Tetravision and Harpo Films. Oprah Winfrey, Tracee Ellis Ross, Michaela Angela Davis, Tara Duncan, Raeshem Nijhon, and Carri Twigg serve as executive producers.
“It feels really beautiful,” Carri Twigg said, “to be adding to the canon of Black women storytelling, to be adding to the canon of how we show up on the screen, to be giving concrete proof to our undeniable interconnectedness.”