A unique exhibit in Pittsburgh is exploring how contemporary Black hairstyles are tied to tradition. Featuring the work of 16 Black artists and stylists, “Roots Run Deep” examines the historic influence of the past on modern stylings today. A long-time Pittsburgh hair salon owner also reflects on trends and inspirations through the years.

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