LISTEN: The Fight to Bring An Afro Emoji to Your Phone
Writer Rhianna Jones wants to increase the representation of natural hair, one text message at a time.
New York City Says Businesses Can't Discriminate Based on Hair
Not only can the city force companies to rehire employers who were let go due to this racial discrimination, but it can also levy penalties up to $250,000.
Sanaa Lathan Seeks Hair Liberation in 'Nappily Ever After'
“My hair was a second job. Now I’m forced to focus on myself. I wonder who I’ll be.”
Lupita Nyong'o Stuns in Natural Hairstyles for Allure Magazine
The “Black Panther” star shares her hair history in the magazine’s “The Culture of Hair” issue.
Dr. Yaba Blay for The Root: Black Hair Conversations That Don't Consider White Supremacy Pathologize Black Women
In the first of a new video series from The Root, ethnographer, producer and professor Yaba Blay makes sense of the race politics and meaning of hair as it grows out of Black women’s scalps.
Nothing New: Shea Moisture Already Showed Us It Wasn't Fully Here For Black Women [OPINION]
Don’t call it a one-off, they’ve been here before.
'Today' Committed a Crime Against Black Hair—Then Posted It Online
This now-viral video shows what happens when you combine live morning television with racial cluelessness.
Jourdan Dunn Rocks An Afro on Two Vogue Brasil Covers, and it is Glorious
#BlackGirlMagic is on full display on February’s Vogue Brasil twin covers.
Black Artist Photographs White Women Wearing 'Black' Hair Styles
Artist Endia Beal produces transgressive series of photographs