natural hair

LA Fitness

Former LA Fitness Employee Reportedly Told Her Afro Isn’t Classy

by Christina Santi   Sep 28, 2018

Aireial Mack, a former sales employee at LA Fitness in Slidell, New Orleans, filed a discrimination lawsuit against the gym and its parent company, Fitness... Read More

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Afro-Latina Reporter Gets Racist Comment About Her Natural Hair

by Christina Santi   Sep 20, 2018

Corallys Ortiz, an Afro-Latina meteorologist and reporter in Tennessee, was told her natural curls were “n***ery looking” on a voicemail from a TV viewer... Read More

Black Dad, Natural Hair

Black Dad Goes Viral Braiding Daughter’s Hair During NYC Subway Ride

by Christina Santi   Sep 06, 2018

Time management can be a struggle when you’re dealing with children and a commute via public transportation. One New York City father made the best... Read More

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Florida School Forces Black Student to Cut His ‘Distracting’ Hair

by Christina Santi   Aug 24, 2018

Kiara Hudson, a mother from Jacksonville, Florida is claiming a private Christian school discriminated against her 8-year-old son, Austin Garrick, by forcing him to... Read More

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong’o on Kinky Hair Being Deemed ‘Uncivilized’

by Christina Santi   Aug 08, 2018

Actress Lupita Nyong’o is almost always seen rocking her natural hair anytime she is in front of a camera. The cover star of the... Read More

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U.S. Navy Now allows Black Women to Wear Their Natural Hair

by Teddy Grant   Jul 12, 2018

The U.S. Navy announced on Wednesday that it will allow servicewomen to wear different types of hairstyles, including ponytails and locs, the Associated Press... Read More

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Former Nursing Student Felt Forced to leave School Over Her Natural Hair

by Teddy Grant   May 31, 2018

A former nursing student at University of Holy Cross in Louisiana said she felt she had to leave the program because of her natural... Read More

4 Tips to Help Revive Your Curl Pattern

4 Tips to Help Revive Your Curl Pattern

by LaParis Hawkins   Apr 24, 2018

As an alternative to our natural kinks, naturalistas are known to get a good blowout and use an iron to achieve a straight look... Read More

Tyra Banks: I Almost Lost Victoria’s Secret Gig Because of My Natural Hair

Tyra Banks: I Almost Lost Victoria’s Secret Gig Because of My Natural Hair

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 11, 2018

Tyra Banks is currently on a press run for new book, Perfect Is Boring: 10 Things My Crazy, Fierce Mama Taught Me About Beauty,... Read More

#TrafficBae Demetria Obilor Is Putting on for the Culture Yet Again

#TrafficBae Demetria Obilor Is Putting on for the Culture Yet Again

by Zahara Hill   Feb 19, 2018

Just months ago, Texas anchor Demetria Obilor was on the receiving end of condescending commentary about her Afro from a viewer. Last week, she reveled in... Read More