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Watch Father Get Emotional Over His Son Not Being Able to Go to School Because of His Dreadlocks

by Teddy Grant   Aug 15, 2018

A young Black boy was not allowed to attend his first day of school because of his dreadlocks, according to a Facebook video posted by... Read More

Lena Waithe Admits Queer Stereotypes Made Her Hesitant to Cut Locs

Lena Waithe Admits Queer Stereotypes Made Her Hesitant to Cut Locs

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 13, 2018

Chicago’s own Lena Waithe recently opened up about her decision to snip her signature long locs in exchange for a low cut, admitting that... Read More

Natural Hair Bans, dreadlocks

Black Woman Seeks Supreme Court Ruling After Losing Job over Dreadlocks

by Christina Santi   Apr 19, 2018

Chastity Jones is a Black woman from Alabama who lost a job offer after telling a potential employer she would not cut off her... Read More

5 Basic Tips for Healthy Dreadlocks

5 Basic Tips for Healthy Dreadlocks

by LaParis Hawkins   Oct 04, 2017

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   Jul 28, 2017

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, dreadlocks

Denial of Right to Wear Locs Means Denial of Black Freedoms

by Deborah Douglas   Sep 22, 2016

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   Apr 06, 2016

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   Aug 11, 2015

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   Feb 24, 2015

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

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

by LaParis Hawkins   Feb 13, 2014

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