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Fashionable Rebellion: Tignons – From Oppressive Attire to Creative Accoutrement

2 minutes

Learn about how free Black women in Spanish Louisiana turned an oppressive law into a celebration of individuality and culture. This video is adapted from a resource in the New-York Historical Society’s Women & the American Story curriculum.

The video was produced by the New-York Historical Society’s Teen Leaders interns in collaboration with the Untold project.

Fashionable Rebellion Resource

Creative: Tronvig Group