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Aissa Aset Bey on the Culture and Science of Hair

Aissa Aset Bey is a Black woman with waist-length locs. In this photo, she is posting outside in a brown shirt with white lace details.
Aissa Aset Bey
Aissa Aset Bey is a local loctician and entrepreneur. She is the founder and owner of the hair care business Loc Legacies.

Omaha native Aissa Aset Bey is a loctician, artist and entrepreneur. Her business, Loc Legacies, offers services related to Black hair care as well as education and training for aspiring locticians. Bey is in conversation with Michael Griffin about the culture and science of hair.

Courtney is back in her hometown after graduating from the University of Kansas in 2019 with degrees in journalism and film. While at KU, she was the arts and culture editor of the University Daily Kansan and had a summer internship at KCUR, Kansas City's NPR member station. She has three pet rats and has seen almost every Audrey Hepburn movie.
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