A new docuseries, Hair Tales from executive producers Tracee Ellis Ross and Michaela Angela Davis will explore the stories and beauty of Black hair from Black women’s own perspectives.
Airing simultaneously on Hulu and OWN, Onyx Collective: The Hair Tales will air premiere Saturday, October 22 on Hulu and OWN in the US and it will feature interviews from Issa Rae, Chlöe Bailey, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Marsai Martin and Chika. Oprah Winfrey, who also serves as executive producer, will also be featured.
The six-part limited docuseries was conceptualized by Michaela angela Davis and is hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross. It offers “an honest and layered look into the complex culture of Black hair and, ultimately, Black women’s identity, creativity, and contributions to society — all delivered with a rare mix of intelligence, humor, style, joy and justice.”
Each episode will lead the audience through a revelatory journey of connecting the personal tales of phenomenal Black women to broader societal and historic themes.
It will premiere later this year on OWN and Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America, and Disney+ in all other territories.
Culture House, Joy Mill Entertainment, Tetravision and Harpo Films are producing The Hair Tales. Oprah Winfrey, Tracee Ellis Ross, Michaela angela Davis, Tara Duncan, Raeshem Nijhon, and Carri Twigg serve as executive producers.