Black 6th-Grader Might Return to School after Flap over Hairstyle

By Kevin McGill, The Associated Press The sixth-grader who tearfully left a New Orleans area Catholic school after she was told her hair extensions violated its policy might soon return to classes there, her attorney and school...

Step into Who You Are – Embrace and Love Your Natural Hair

Natural hair has never been so popular and so empowering. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the 1960’s slogan “Black is Beautiful” and the electrified and somewhat defiant political jolt it created - those...

Black Hair Is Not a Trend for White Consumption

As much as I love the pool, growing up I always dreaded swimming. Because of my thick kinky hair, a field trip to the pool meant that my mom was going to spend hours...

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