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Barbershop is the Black Man’s Country Club

Source: The Voice Online

THERE is a running joke in America that the barbershop is a black man’s country club. The one place he can relax, be himself and say anything.

And we have seen many television programmes or movies that have tried to capture the true essence of the male salon; the Channel 4 comedy Desmond’s and US film Barbershop spring to mind.

There is a new documentary that has taken on the task of encapsulating exactly what the barbershop means to the black community around the world. The Fade, directed by Andy Mundy-Castle, follows the lives of four exclusive barbers who style celebrities around the world.

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