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Meet the Milwaukee inspiration behind the Oscar-winning short 'Hair Love'

Posted at 12:10 PM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 13:13:24-05

When former NFL player Matthew Cherry produced the animated short "Hair Love," his goal was to beat stereotypes and promote hair appreciation among young men and women of color.

The moving Oscar-winning short film showed a young girl attempting to style her hair with the help of her father and he was inspired by a familiar face from Milwaukee: DJ Hines.

Be sure to watch the whole short film "Hair Love" for yourself on YouTube!

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