Hina When a friend sent me a clip of these self-described Japanese b-girls celebrating all things young, black and Hip Hop, I was truly blown away by just how far hip-hop’s reach...
Dr. Phoenyx Austin Hair is a big topic in the black community. It has been discussed along many lines- biological, psychological and social. We often talk about how hair affects us...
Japanese B-Girls Celebrate Bla...1
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The Weave and I: A Love Story3
Markeese Warner, a Pennsylvania State University student, started a Change.org petition decrying Six Flags’ discriminatory “grooming” policy after she was denied an interview for summer employment because of her dreadlocks. The policy states that Six Flags will not hire people with “any hairstyle that detracts or takes away from Six Flags’ theme.”...Read More
Cher and her son Chaz at the GLAAD Awards The internet is ablaze with claims that Cher upstaged her son Chaz’s award presentation at the GLAAD awards by showing up with a major natural. Honestly, I’m more offended at the assertion that a natural is so ridiculous, albeit they are saying it’s ridiculous because a non-black woman is wearing it. Call me soft, but...Read More