Chris Rock, a man with two daughters, asks about good hair, as defined by Black Americans, mostly Black women.
She goes in search of her real father and discovers the shocking (but eventually hilarious) news that her father is a white car salesman.
Whoopi Goldberg and Ted Danson (who controversially became a couple during filming) share an amazing chemistry in this film and while jokes are made about the differences in skin colour and culture, they’re never patronising.
He tells us about sodium hydroxide, a toxin used to relax hair.
He looks at weaves, and he travels to India where tonsure ceremonies produce much of the hair sold in America. We visit salons and barbershops, central to the Black community.
I was so busy setting and clearing the table, directing guests and caring for my two toddler boys that I hardly listened to the dinner conversation.
But the next day, a guest called me to tell me about my teenage nephew’s views on dating. Apparently, my nephew, Richard, declared that there was not a single attractive black girl at his college with hundreds of black girls.
The pairing of Julie Delpy with Chris Rock was an interesting one.
Marion and Mingus are not just a interracial couple, but one of mixed nationalities who live in a tiny New York apartment overtaken by Marion’s strange, crazed and unwittingly racist French family.
Finding someone who will love you despite your physical \"flaws,\" idiosyncrasies and emotional wounds is hard enough without imposing limitations based on arbitrary race categories!