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But it’s just hair. No. I feel like replying. It’s centuries of oppression and humiliation. ... Falling in love with my hair led to me releasing a lot of self-hatred and scrutiny, but it took a while...View more
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"We are still in this place of struggle to acknowledge Black beauty, not in relation to Whiteness, but simply in and of itself." - Lori Tharps https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/zozibini-tunzi-...View more
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www.rootedimports.com launched recently, and "products are already flying off the shelves," ... from 100% raw black soap, shea butter, roll-on fragrance oils, beard balms, natural teas, handmade leath...View more
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“It’s bigger than CURLFEST... We look to be a voice in the community when it comes to women’s empowerment.” ... As far as CURLFEST goes, Coleman said there’ll still be music and learning experiences i...View more
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“I will not be cutting my daughter’s hair,” Sherine Virgo said immediately after the ruling. “If they give me that ultimatum again, I will be moving her.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_am...View more
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Here's where we stand just one year after California became the first state to pass the monumental bill https://www.glamour.com/story/the-crown-act-banning-hair-discrimination
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“Just existing here with our locs, and our Afros and braids is the resistance,” Davis said. “It sends the message: wear your crown because change is coming.” https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020...View more
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Could this be a win for the Black Lives Movement and Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, who last week called on Trump to withdraw National Guard troops that some states sent to the city? https://www...View more
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Though it has been home to many Republican presidents, Washington DC has historically elected Democratic African American mayors to lead the city. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/06/was...View more
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When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality, racial injustice and social inequality, he was vilified by people who considered it an offense ag...View more
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Just try to guess :smiley: Good ole Afro Sheen :heart_eyes::heart_eyes: https://hellobeautiful.com/3069228/you-will-never-guess-what-black-hair-brand-from-the-60s-is-back/
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For centuries, black men and women around the world have created hairstyles that are uniquely their own. ... From box braids to dreadlocks and Afros, many of the most iconic black hairstyles can be fo...View more
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... the natural hair movement has reshaped sales in Africa, especially in South Africa, which is the largest market for fast-moving consumer goods. The biggest contributors are the sales of shampoos a...View more
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Jhery Brown’s coveted hairdressing services have drawn the attention of over 200 professional soccer players. ... The prospective social entrepreneur gave a comprehensive answer to the seriousness pol...View more
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It is believed that blondes could only be found among Caucasians; so, how do the Melanesians, mostly located east of Papua New Guinea in Oceania, have the striking contrast of the darkest skin in the ...View more
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Chris Rock's 2009 documentary Good Hair shed some light on the sensitive subject of black hair - more specifically, the pressure black women feel to relax or straighten their natural hair via painful ...View more
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The idea of creating the new line came after the collective heard about the difficulty of finding black dolls in Israeli toy stores. “We decided to create black dolls because it is especially needed i...View more
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“I made this movie with one group in mind — black women,” Simien said, adding that he hoped to “interrogate a system obsessed with black culture, but one that doesn’t give a s— about black lives.” .....View more
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“Bad Hair” writer and director Justin Simien always intended for his horror-satire film to spark a conversation about the way society relates to appearance (especially around and among black women), b...View more
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The recent order made by a High Court Judge Zione Ntaba to the Malawian government to allow children with dreadlocks to be enrolled in public schools is an act of ingenious and bold move in shacking o...View more
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Kaden Bradford, 16, a sophomore at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu in Southeast Texas, has been on at-home suspension since last week ... Bradford said in an interview Friday that like DeAn...View more
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DeAndre Arnold, 18, has been growing his dreadlocks since he was a seventh-grade student ... DeAndre’s father, David Arnold, is of Trinidadian descent, and men in his family often grow their dreadlock...View more
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The movie revolves around Anna Bludso, an aspiring VJ in 1989 Los Angeles who trades her natural hair for a trendy new weave in order to move up the ranks at the MTV-styled network where she works. ...View more
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It's a striking act of bravery, especially given that Pressley, like many other black women, has had a complicated relationship to her hair. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/01/21/black-...View more
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In early African civilisations, hairstyles could indicate a person’s family background, tribe and social status. “Just about everything about a person’s identity could be learned by looking at the hai...View more
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"You're not taught to be ambitious as a woman. And so when you are, sometimes you shy away from it or you're scared of voicing your opinions," she said. "I think we need to start honing that at a youn...View more
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“My twists have become such a synonymous and a conflated part of not only my personal identity and how I show up in the world but my political brand,” said Pressley. “And that’s why I think it’s impor...View more
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“They brag about the Afro they are 'hiding' under a weave. You're wearing a set of hair, sisi. You're the only woman on the planet who has two hairstyles on one head at the same time.” https://www.t...View more
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“It’s exciting and it makes me feel safer to be who I am without being discriminated against” ... It also serves as a conversation starter, she said, so people understand why they shouldn’t touch ot...View more
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We might have made a lot of progress when it comes to embracing natural hair but the discrimination is still very much an issue. Just this past October, an 8-year-old black girl from Jackson, Michigan...View more
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"My hair's just out as it is, and it's enough" It's an attitude that's definitely in line with her whole vibe, but living in a world where black women's hair is at times relentlessly policed, it's a ...View more
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“My son has the right to not cut his hair. He has beautiful hair” ... California Catholic school, Mater Dei High School, suspended a mixed-race student for violating the “dress code” on Wednesday bu...View more
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While the case itself is still ongoing, the court order now requires that the government allow learners from the often marginalised Rastafarian community to be admitted into schools without having to ...View more
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The story about an African American father learning how to do his daughter’s hair is full of heart and available for fans to watch online. ... The clip starts with an adorable little girl named Zuri w...View more
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“Media is impressionable and when little kids see shows, movies and magazines and don’t see people who look like them in a heroic place or complex place or don’t see themselves at all it makes them se...View more
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