‘Hair Love’ wins an Oscar, sparks conversation about Tennessee CROWN Act

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — When Koresa Dickey saw ‘Hair Love’ for the first time it brought her a little joy.

“This is the cutest thing ever,” she blurted out.

‘Hair Love’ is now an award-winning  animated short film about a little girl whose father is learning how to do her hair. However, the meaning, as explained at the Oscars, was so much deeper than that.

“‘Hair Love’ was done so we could see more representation in animation and to normalize black hair,” writer and director Matthew Cherry said in his acceptance speech.

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