Marian Scott, 8, was barred from getting her photo taken on school picture day because her hairstyle was deemed "extreme." Then a professional photographer stepped in to boost her confidence.
“This photo addresses two things that women are constantly criticized for, cutting their hair off and breastfeeding," wrote barber Adrian Fanus on Facebook. "It is time that we embrace what is beautiful and natural."
A third grader in Michigan was pulled out of school pictures and put in the principal's office because of a hairstyle that the school deemed "extreme."
A 10-year-old girl in Nashville got made fun of for wearing her natural hair to school. The next day, she filmed an inspiring video about how she would embrace it anyway.
Ava DuVernay is responding to viral photos of a white woman cutting a young black boy's locs with a social media campaign encouraging people to embrace their natural locs.
The girl said that a “little boy bit her braid” and then ripped it off hear head. But, the daycare provider denied that this happened.
Nearly three months after being denied a summer job because of his natural hair, this teen is building a modeling portfolio to be recruited by IMG Models.
The new doll is black, wears natural hair and comes with a wheelchair — complete with real rolling wheels — and a ramp.
“That industry standard makes no sense to me, I think the focus should be more directed on a journalist’s ability to tell a fair and balanced story than what’s on their head," said the anchor.
The London Evening Standard spoke to the singer about the importance of black hair, then removed part of hers from the cover.
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.
CRWN Magazine launched the first official issue of their natural hair publication in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, on Aug 28. The publication started as a zine handed out for free during the borough’s Afropunk music festival.