Sierra Newell’s hair has always served as a marker of her identity. Being mixed-race, she struggled to navigate the meaning behind her mane.
However, by redefining her relationship with herself, Newell was able to harness happiness through her hair.
Take a listen to Newell’s inspirational journey of self-love and self-identity.
Thank you Sierra Newell for sharing your poetic story, empowering us all the to wear our uniqueness proudly.
– Wearable Poetry
Photos by Stefanie Pollitz
Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech, royalty-free music)