Touching is clearly not okay, but there are a number of other things that we, as non-Black people, should also consider when talking about Black women's hair. Things like gawking at, commenting on, or cracking jokes about their latest style switch-up are equally inappropriate, and can make Black women feel singled out. Today, Black women continue to face discrimination in the workplace.
The national gym chain is under fire after a former employee claims racist text messages about her appearance led to her termination.
Neijae Graham-Henries may be young, but the second-grader is already making a name for herself in the hair business.
“I hope a post like this brings to light the constant criticism a person of color might face just for being themselves," reporter Corallys Ortiz says.
The struggle of feeling comfortable enough to wear your natural hair in the workplace is a dilemma that many black women know all too well. Just ask Viola Davis.
Even though it's technically a music festival, our favorite part of Afropunk is always the glam. There's no such thing as being overdressed or underdressed at the annual festival, held at Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park. Anything goes, meaning that you'll see just about everything. Unicorn box braids? Check. Curls that defy gravity? Absolutely. And of course, you'll get your fair share of Afros in every curl pattern, height, and shape, too. Black Girl Magic is very real, duh.
An 11-year-old was removed from her Catholic private school on Monday, after administrators reportedly cited her hair extensions as a dress code violation.
“‘I want to be myself. I don’t want all this hair and all this makeup. I just want to be free,’” longtime hairstylist Neal Farinah recalls Beyoncé saying on the day of her Vogue cover shoot.
In order to alleviate some of that stress, why not try a protective style ahead of Labor Day? No one wants to fuss around with a curling wand or treatment before their ungodly 8 a.m. course... and besides, you've got an impression to make around campus. You'll definitely be the talk of the campus with a colorful cropped look like Amandla Stenberg's.Photo: Stefanie Keenan/.
All eyes are on Lena Waithe, and it's not just for her genius as an actress, screenwriter, and producer. The 34-year-old is making headlines (once again) for her transformative haircut.