Monthly Archives: November 2018

Episode 5: The Culture of the Black Barbershop

Does darkening the door of a black barbershop seem like an act of desecration to you? Pastor Michael Thomas talks about the black barbershop experience and provides encouragement for adoptive parents who want to do right by their African American son.

Articles and essays about the black barbershop:

5 black barbers on why barbershops are sacred spaces,” The Fader, October 23, 2017

The power and politics of the black barbershop,” The Fader, October 11, 2017

10 things you need to know about the black barbershop,” September 08, 2015

Barbershop study trimmed black mens’ hair and blood pressure,” Associated Press, March 12, 2018