natural hair

My mom tells the story of how more than 40 years ago, when she arrived for college in Topeka, Kansas about the challenge she faced…

Black women and our natural hair is a sticky topic of discussion. There are full documentaries, TV shows and panels all around the U.S. dedicated…

By Rashad Phillips After publishing a hair magazine, I learned about the “Natural Hair” debate. Some African-American women are concerned about ‘going natural’ because they…

After two months of becoming acquainted with my natural hair, I realize that several notions about natural hair and its care just aren’t true. Before…

I’ve worn weaves and wigs for the last five years. And through those years I developed a love/hate relationship with the million and one different…

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COLUMBUS-Candace McBride, who is a member of a African-American natural-hair group in Columbus, Ohio has made her own African American Barbies with natural Black hair in an Afro style. McBride plans to give away the Barbies to girls in the Booker T. Washington Apartment in Columbus. The Root reports: Candace McBride, a member of the […]

Testimony by: Raqiyah Mays “You like my weave?” I usually ask this question when standing in front of someone who hasn’t seen me in months or years. Twirling my long, straight hair with one hand and patting itchy stitching with the other, I’ll smile as they stare in frozen disbelief. “Y-you cut your dreads?” Something […]