Project Naptural: A Socio-Cultural Initiative for Naptural Living Through March

Project Naptural is a collection of large scale posters designed and created by University of Minnesota Assistant Professor and Director of Design Justice Terresa Moses. The project aims to connect, educate, and empower black women with natural hair and start a conversation about natural hair in a variety of settings on a global scale. Learn more. 

Opening Reception & Natural Hair Expert Panel
5 p.m., Wednesday, January 17

This celebration of Black natural hair features a panel of experts including: panel chair Angela Spranger, University of Minnesota Assistant Professor Terresa Moses, fashion scholar Dr. Tameka Ellington, filmmaker St. Clair Detrick-Jules, and the “Diana Ross of Hair” Faatemah Ampey. The conversation will focus on Black natural hair, Black hair identity and traditions, beauty standards, and community empowerment. The event is sponsored by the University of Minnesota's Design Justice Initiative, Center For Inclusive Excellence, and Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement. The event is free and open to the public.