NYC celebrity barber is always family first. “I became a barber because I needed to survive. Growing up my mom was a beautician and a single mom raising three kids. I dropped out of school and started working at a salon."
"It’s about texture… and texture doesn’t have a race."
In the days following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the despair being shared by so many also served to propel Rodrick Samuels, a barber, educator, and owner, into action.