New issue of Essence might as well be renamed ‘Wigs and Weaves’

That’s Richard Prince‘s observation. “The overwhelming number of images [in the March issue] show black women wearing hair that isn’t naturally theirs or doesn’t seem to be,” he writes. Essence’s spokeswoman tells Prince that “making such a broad generalization based on just one issue of the magazine obscures the brand and its inclusiveness over the past 40 years.”

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