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What We Can Learn From Colin Kaepernick
What We Can Learn From Colin Kaepernick
If it takes one brave football player to start a dialogue in one of the favorite pastimes of America, then all the more power to you, brother.
'I Noticed No Natural Hair Events in My Hometown, So I Created My Own'
'I Noticed No Natural Hair Events in My Hometown, So I Created My Own'
"I know there was something more outside of hair, and my goal has always been to help a woman be her best entire self."
10 Books Every Parent Should Read to Their Curly Kid
10 Books Every Parent Should Read to Their Curly Kid
Reading to--and with--your natural kids often is very important.
This Newspaper Ad Copied Solange's Album Cover, And It's Not OK
This Newspaper Ad Copied Solange's Album Cover, And It's Not OK
Yet another blatant act of cultural appropriation.
This Is The Difference Between Men's Beauty Routines In Korea & America
This Is The Difference Between Men's Beauty Routines In Korea & America
Men are finally realizing that beauty isn't something to fear.
5 Reasons I Was Proud to Be a Curly Girl This Month
5 Reasons I Was Proud to Be a Curly Girl This Month
Despite all the recent bad news, I was excited to read about these 5 things in the curly and natural hair community.
What Every Curly Teen Can Learn From Amandla Stenberg
What Every Curly Teen Can Learn From Amandla Stenberg
The socially conscious actress is setting a positive example for our natural haired teens.
How Affirmations Helped Me Love Myself
How Affirmations Helped Me Love Myself
I remember crying and yelling in my car and comparing myself to what the others girls had. I was different, I was special. I was put on this earth to move mountains.
Blackhair Magazine Apologizes For 'Accidentally' Posting White Cover Model
Blackhair Magazine Apologizes For 'Accidentally' Posting White Cover Model
Following confusion and backlash from readers, Blackhair Magazine took to social media to apologize for featuring a white woman on its cover.
The Sad Truth About Hair Discrimination in School
The Sad Truth About Hair Discrimination in School
"It’s just hair." But then again--it’s not.
How I Fell In Love With Myself and Found My Voice
How I Fell In Love With Myself and Found My Voice
"I didn’t find the courage to start pursuing my passions until I started really liking myself and appreciating my own company."
How Natural Hairstyles Are Still a Problem at Work and School
How Natural Hairstyles Are Still a Problem at Work and School
Unfortunately we still experience push back in every stage of our academic and professional careers.
Pelo Bueno: How My Hair Made Me Stand Up For My Cultural Beliefs
Pelo Bueno: How My Hair Made Me Stand Up For My Cultural Beliefs
After generations of internalized oppression and colorism reinforced by slavery and colonialism, we were told that all things associated with our blackness was synonymous with ugliness, including kinky, curly hair.
How a Mother’s Confidence Impacts Her Children
How a Mother’s Confidence Impacts Her Children
I smile at my reflection and make nice with it, because it’s mine and here to stay.
The Hierarchy of Natural Hair: Are Locs Counted Out?
The Hierarchy of Natural Hair: Are Locs Counted Out?
Popular YouTuber Taren Guy has been facing scrutiny regarding her new natural hair transition to freeform locs.
Self-Care Is Necessary For Good Business--Just Ask This Successful Salon Owner
Self-Care Is Necessary For Good Business--Just Ask This Successful Salon Owner
Master curly hair stylist Robin Sjoblom believes the salon is a sanctuary of love and kindness.
Self-Care Is Necessary For Good Business--Just Ask This Successful Salon Owner
Self-Care Is Necessary For Good Business--Just Ask This Successful Salon Owner
Master curly hair stylist Robin Sjoblom believes the salon is a sanctuary of love and kindness.
2 Years After Being Called 'Un Pajon,' I Now Embrace My Natural Hair
2 Years After Being Called 'Un Pajon,' I Now Embrace My Natural Hair
In Washington, D.C. the natural community is in abundance. For Leyla, however, embracing her curls wasn't always an easy feat.
This Life Coach Wants The World To "Wake Up To Their Limitless Dopeness"
This Life Coach Wants The World To "Wake Up To Their Limitless Dopeness"
Conscious lifestyle expert Mel has a plan for encouraging us to look inward and sense the shift of change.
Are You Following This UK Curly Instagrammer Yet?
Are You Following This UK Curly Instagrammer Yet?
From tutorials and hair journeys to business endeavors and comedy, these UK Instagrammers have your social media needs covered.
This Small Business Owner's Self-Care Routine Includes Supporting Her Peers
This Small Business Owner's Self-Care Routine Includes Supporting Her Peers
We talked with BIGCHOPHAIR owner Melissa Etienne about her successful extensions company and the importance of supporting other female black-owned companies.
I Have Short, Curly Hair--Here's My Take On The Bun-Dropping Trend
I Have Short, Curly Hair--Here's My Take On The Bun-Dropping Trend
While I embrace my naturally curly hair, it can be difficult to ignore the new straight hair trends constantly getting attention on social media.
How Chinese Schools Are Fighting Back Against Trendy Hairstyles
How Chinese Schools Are Fighting Back Against Trendy Hairstyles
Have curly or blonde hair? If you attend this Chinese school, you'll need a doctor's note or else it's getting chopped off.
Get Ya Mind Right: Addressing The Stigmas of Black Mental Health
Get Ya Mind Right: Addressing The Stigmas of Black Mental Health
Let us be empowered by our trauma, not discouraged.
Is Natural Hair Becoming Too Mainstream?
Is Natural Hair Becoming Too Mainstream?
If I see another "mini bun" tutorial--you mean, Bantu knots?
Why We Should All Consider Doing The Heart Detox
Why We Should All Consider Doing The Heart Detox
Saunya has led thousands to greater healing through The Heart Detox, a 14-day course inspired by her own battles with loss and self-deprecation.
Can Eating Bread Crust Really Give You Curly Hair?
Can Eating Bread Crust Really Give You Curly Hair?
If Granny knows how to FaceTime, it may be time to call her out.