A Georgia elementary school removed photos of its hairstyle policy after a mother complained the dress code curbed self-expression.
On Wednesday, the California Governor signed the Crown Act, a bill that bans employers from discriminating against people with natural hair, into law. The move proves what so many black women have been saying for decades, that locs, twists, and braids are just as business-appropriate as a bouncy blowout.
Always one to watch with her otherwordly beauty and love for experimentation, the rising actress continues to be the ultimate muse.
“Having a black kid doesn't give you permission to appropriate black hair, you know,” a commenter said of the reality star's braids.
The London Evening Standard spoke to the singer about the importance of black hair, then removed part of hers from the cover.
For all the hate and debate that natural hair seems to get, there are also people who understand its coiled, kinky beauty. One is 18-year-old artist Prianka Bassi.
You would think that of all places in the world, South Africa would be one where black females could wear their hair the way it grows out of their heads. Not so.