You read right. Black Hair Magazine ‘Accidentally’ Has White Cover Model. I’m not sure how you accidentally have a white cover model. I had to check the sources on that one. Publications have been featuring white women in fros and braids with little or no apologize at all. No big deal, I guess. Tell me […]
Monday Chicago parent, Tionna Norris, shared on Facebook the following note from her daughter Amia’s teacher, asking her to stop using as much coconut oil in her daughter’s hair. “I understand the necessary of coconut oil on Amia’s hair, but please do not use as much. The children were complaining that her hair “stinks.” If […]
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In Allure Magazine’s August 2015 issue an article titled, “You (Yes, You) Can Have An Afro.*” The asterisk reads: “even if you have straight hair” has the publication in the middle of a cultural appropriation debate. Some feel that this calls for an apologize but instead Allure publicly defends its spread. We wanted this to […]
We’ve all heard and even experienced it time and time again. Someone gives you a back handed compliment and then grabbing for and touching your natural hair without permission. But THIS, in my opinion, takes it to another level.
As a black woman with curly hair, I’ve faced pressure to go straight. But it’s who I am, and my Trinidadian parents backed me.
QVC has come under fire for a segment it recently ran that featured its two hosts making fun of the featured model’s natural hair or some think.
Dr. Lisa Thompson, Prairie View A&M Professor was told by a TGF stylist “I don’t do your kind of hair”. At one point in the video, the stylist goes as way as to say “I won’t touch your hair”. Watch the video and join the conversation by leaving your comment in the Comment Section below.
Jessica Williams, Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondents gives an in-depth look at the Army’s proposed restrictions for black hair in AR-670-1. You can read more about this proposal here.
Williams attempts to educate military personnel on the discriminative nature of new regulation.
If you haven’t heard, Jasmine Toliver started an online petition on Change.org after new pictures of the Carter Family surfaced online. Honestly, I don’t know whether to be more disappointed in Change.org which is a platform for social change or Ms. Toliver. My stance on Blue Ivy’s hair has always been that she’s a baby. […]