Wearing Colored Wigs Does Not Mean I’m Not Embracing My Blackness: Fraser-Pryce


Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says wearing colored wigs when she competes does not mean she’s ashamed of her African heritage.

Fraser-Pryce’s hair color was as much a talking point as her gold medal performance at the 2019 World Championships.

She says the wigs are part of her image.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

She was speaking on Miss Kitty live.


Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.

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