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These Male Models Are Serving Natural Hair Fierceness Too

by Shayna Watson

Natural hair has made quite the presentation on high fashion runways these past few seasons. Not surprisingly, the representation of models of color… Read More

Do Licensing Requirements Punish Hair Braiders Unfairly?

Do Licensing Requirements Punish Hair Braiders Unfairly?

by Avis Thomas-Lester / Urban News Service

Kune Gueye came from Senegal to Nashville for a better life, but she had to overcome yards of red tape to earn her American dream. To make… Read More

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Colour App Gets Your ‘Do Done at Home, On Demand

by Lynne d Johnson

Debra Shigley first developed a deep interest in the beauty needs of Black women back when she was an undergraduate at Harvard University and she… Read More

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Africa Makes It, Europe Takes It: Why the Diaspora Deserves More Respect

by Tasha Williams

Fashion groupies swooned over Lupita Nyong’o’s… Read More

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Fat Thighs Matter

by Frenchie Davis

On the heels of Lane Bryant's I'm No Angel campaign;… Read More

11 Natural Hair Instagramers You Need to Follow ASAP

11 Natural Hair Instagramers You Need to Follow ASAP

by Shayna Watson

Once you join Team Natural, there are a few Instagram gurus that typically get instant follows. Mahoganycurls… Read More

10 Of The Most Stylish Black Men From #BigGuyTwitter

10 Of The Most Stylish Black Men From #BigGuyTwitter

by Melissa Kimble

It’s not Monday, but judging from Twitter, there are plenty of men available to crush on. With #BigGuyTwitter (started by Read More

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Lupita Nyong’o Schools Magazine On True Inspiration for Met Gala Hair

by Britni Danielle

Monday night, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o showed up to the 2016 Met… Read More

[Shades of Beauty] My Mother Taught Me My 'Hairitage'

[Shades of Beauty] My Mother Taught Me My 'Hairitage'

by Saidat Giwa-Osagie

There is a dance that my mother and I used to do.  Our routine was full of precise loops, under-slides and elongated finishes.  Where she… Read More

Strands on Struggle? Protein Treatment Tips for Relaxed Hair

Strands on Struggle? Protein Treatment Tips for Relaxed Hair

by Driadonna Roland

Believe it or not, you could be weakening your hair without even knowing it.    Hair is made of a strong protein… Read More

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