Hair

Black woman sits in chair with messed up hair, she is flanked by two women

'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.

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New Study Explores Toxins Inside Black Hair Salons

A Brandeis University report found that 10 Black women’s hair salons in Boston were suffering from poor air quality.

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.

Zendaya to Haters: '#idgaf'

The Disney actress and singer, once again, has been forced to answer for an awards-show hairstyle. Her response is perfect. 

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

Dreadlocks are also prohibited in this West Texas school district

Black Artist Photographs White Women Wearing 'Black' Hair Styles

Artist Endia Beal produces transgressive series of photographs

Oklahoma School Changes Policy on Dreadlocks

Deborah Brown Community School came under fire last week for barring 7-year-old Tiana Parker from wearing dreads to school.

Real Life Black Hair Exhibit You Can Touch in NYC's Union Square

Three black women with three different hair types are standing in Union Square this weekend holding signs that read “You can touch my hair.”

Jada on Willow's Hair Cut: 'Girls Have the Right to Own Themselves'

In an open letter published on her Facebook wall last week Jada Pinkett-Smith declared her daughter Willow Smith is “not her hair.”