5 Basic Tips for Healthy Dreadlocks

5 Basic Tips for Healthy Dreadlocks

by LaParis Hawkins

In 2009, I made the big chop and started growing my dreadlocks from a very short afro. I knew absolutely nothing about natural hair... Read More

Court Rules Dreadlock Ban is Legal During Hiring Process

Court Rules Dreadlock Ban is Legal During Hiring Process

by #teamEBONY

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against a lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that would make refusing to hire... Read More

Natural Hair Bans

Denial of Right to Wear Locs Means Denial of Black Freedoms

by Deborah Douglas

White norms win again thanks to a recent ruling that employers can force workers to choose between cutting off their dreadlocks or losing their jobs. The... Read More

Justin Bieber San Francisco State University Dreadlocks

Dear White People: Locs Are Not “Just Hair”

by Josie Pickens

When I started locking my hair almost seventeen years ago, I was searching for myself.  In fact, I was, as Zora Neale Hurston wrote... Read More

Osa Agbonlahor  beautifully brown

[YOU ‘DO WHAT?] Osa Agbonlahor Locs It Down

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Whether you wear your hair natural, relaxed, long or short, keeping your mane tamed can break the bank and eat up your free time!... Read More

Zendaya outraged by 'ignorant' dreadlocks remark

Zendaya Coleman Responds to Racist Remark About Her Hair

by #teamEBONY

Disney star Zendaya hit the Oscars red carpet on Sunday night with long dreadlocks flowing down her back. Vogue heralded her as a "breakout... Read More

african american woman dreadlocks

[NATURAL HAIR NOW]
The Difference Between Sisterlocks and Traditional Locs

by LaParis Hawkins

Deciding to lock your hair is a huge decision, not to mention permanent one. But did you know that there are two different types... Read More

Ashley Davis

Missouri Woman Forced to Cut Dreadlocks to Keep Her Job

by #teamEBONY

Following reports of a Baltimore woman fired from her job because of her blonde highlights, another black woman is facing discrimination because of the way she... Read More

[NATURAL HAIR NOW]
3 Ways to Repair Thinning Dreadlocks

[NATURAL HAIR NOW]
3 Ways to Repair Thinning Dreadlocks

by LaParis Hawkins

If you have dreadlocks, then you’ve probably experienced panicking moments after realizing a few locks were starting to thin. Just like with any other... Read More

Tiana Parker

Tiana Parker’s Old School Changes Policy on Afros, Dreads

by Jezebel

Deborah Brown Community School, the charter school in Tulsa, Oklahoma that recently came under fire for sending home 7-year-old Tiana Parker on the grounds... Read More