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.
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.
'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.
Maria Borges Makes History with Natural Hair at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
The Angolan is the first black supermodel to sport natural hair during the annual televised fashion show.
New W Magazine Pictorial Exclusively Features Black Models With Natural Hair
A new photospread exclusively featuring black models is prominently featured in the August issue of W magazine.
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.”