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Rep. Ayanna Pressley shares she's bald as a result of alopecia in a moving new video

2019 was a huge year for Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) for reasons both personal and political.

Pressley became New England's first black member of Congress last year, quickly becoming a leading progressive voice among the freshman Democratic caucus and the House as a whole. She also learned last year that she has alopecia, and revealed that she's now bald in a video for The Root posted Thursday.

Before she got into politics, Pressley describes doing "everything" with her hair: "Wigs," "extensions," you name it. But it was when she got Senegalese twists...

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News Posted By: theweek - Thursday, 16 January