Atlanta children’s book author Mechal Renee Roe and her new book “Happy Hair,” a picture book meant to empower African-American girls.
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In Conversation: Rosalind Bentley and Mechal Renee Roe, author of ‘Happy Hair’

This episode of accessAtlanta features a conversation between AJC reporter Rosalind Bentley and Mechal Renee Roe, the author and illustrator of “Happy Hair,” a children’s book that celebrates natural black hair. Bentley and Renee Roe discuss Renee Roe’s hair journey and what led to the creation of “Happy Hair,” the “politics” of black women’s hair, and more - including what’s next for the author. 

Roe will read from the book on Nov. 10 at Little Shop of Stories in Decatur.

Plus, host Shane Harrison shares things to do in and around Atlanta over the next 10 days, including the ATL Live and Atlanta Veg Fest 2019.

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