Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Tag: black hair

Freelance Writer and Designer Team Up to...

A petition launched by a New York-based freelance writer is picking up steam as it calls for Black natural hair to be represented in...

Referee Who Forced Black Wrestler to Cut...

A referee who faced intense scrutiny after forcing a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his dreads or forfeit the match has taken...

Black Women Hair Products May Be A...

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Amanda Seales Has a Message for White...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BfXbHL4HYv3/?taken-by=amandaseales In another one of her famous Instagram Story gems, comedian Amanda Seales is issuing a call to white hair stylists: let her know ahead...

Kim Kardashian Under Fire for Crediting Actress...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BehHUATBWf_/ Kim Kardashian adds yet another culture vulture accusation to the family résumé. The reality star on Snapchat Sunday, Jan. 28 proclaimed she got "Bo...

Simone Biles Questions Haters Dissing Her Hair...

Simone Biles has hit back at those dissing her hair in a recent photo. The Olympic gymnast and five-time medalist made her cheering debut...

Woman Sues Banana Republic For Discrimination

A woman is taking Banana Republic to court after she says a store manager deemed her braids "too urban." Destiny Tompkins is filing a...

Black Hair: An African Perspective on Losing...

In the early 1940s, before my grandparents joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church, before they embarked on a lifelong conflict between Seventh-day Adventism and African...

Jessica Williams Says Learning About ‘Womanism’ Helped...

Comedian Jessica Williams may seem like the epitome of confidence, but she says she has struggled with her appearance throughout her life. Williams, formerly of...

Though Attitudes Are Evolving, Study Finds There...

As Black women continue to trade in their hot combs and chemical relaxers for natural-based products to work into their naturally textured strands, a...

Goapele Shares How Embracing Her Uniqueness Fueled...

Singer-songwriter Goalepe continues to enjoy a spectacular career. Having collaborated with artists like Dwele and Eric Benet, the 39-year old is working on new...

Beyoncé Gives Afro-Wearing Fan Seal of Approval...

Two young Black women went to see Beyoncé in concert at her Formation World Tour in Seattle and one of them was stunned when...

Black Culture Critic Crushes ‘Progress’ of Natural...

British culture critic Emma Dabiri voiced her concerns about the popular natural hair movement for The Guardian last month in their weekly opinion videos. Dabiri is...

Where Do Locks Come From? White Student...

After being confront by a Black fellow SF State student, Corey Goldstein, a white man responded denying that his hairstyle was not cultural appropriation....

White SF State Student With Dreadlocks Posts...

A confrontation between two SF State students, a black woman and a white man, was caught on video in the Cesar Chavez Student Center...

UCLA Student Pushes City of Inglewood to...

Teni Adewumi, a Ph.D. candidate in environmental health sciences in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, is spreading the word about the hidden...

Rachel Dolezal Tells Vanity Fair She’s Black...

Rachel Dolezal, the white woman who was pretending to be Black, has returned to the headlines with an interview in Vanity Fair. Dolezal’s story...

At Just 16-Years-Old, Amandla Stenberg Continues to...

When it comes to the topic of cultural appropriation, actress Amandla Stenberg is truly wise beyond her years. For a class project in April, the...

This Woman Says She Knows the Most...

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