Posts Tagged ‘knights of the razor’

“With a flick of the wrist, 19th century black barbers could have slit the throats of the white men they shaved…. “While no record exists of a black barber behaving like Sweeney Todd, stories circulated that reminded white customers of the threat. In one such account, from New Bern, North Carolina, physician Hugh JonesĀ  entered […]

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