Tag Archives: durag

What is a durag?

History of Durags: The history of durag’s dates back to the 19th century. Originally, it started as headgear for poor African-American laborers and slaves to label them. However, it was in the 1930s, during the era of “Great Depression” and “Harlem Renaissance” that people came to know about its benefits and started wearing it as […]

This Is How You Durag #WaveCheck (Video)

A couple months ago durag waver held a #DuragFest in North Carolina to show everyone just how serious the wavy lifestyle is.  In true wavy form, Twitter user @2xfly held a digital durag fest Thursday by showcasing a video of Black students at an HBCU holding a ceremony to unveil the freshest and crispest waves you’ve ever […]