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J.Crew

Marketing Gone Wrong: 3 Lessons From J.Crew’s Messy-Haired Model Ad Fiasco

Had J.Crew been privy to the history, cultural norms, and relationship that black women have…

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Curl Fest

CurlFest 2017: A Sea of Black Girl Magic, Curls, and Kinks

The annual CurlFest is a festival like no other, celebrating brown girls with beautiful curls and kinks

For the third consecutive year, hundreds of women of color will convene in Brooklyn, NY…

By Selena Hill

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Sequoia Blodgett

My Natural Hair Got Me Invited to Speak in Paris

My entire life, I could not get my hair to grow past my shoulders

Mind you, I was in San Mateo, and there was no one insight, or at…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Sassy Secret

Good Extensions & Female Entrepreneurship is a Sassy Secret

Building a brand takes a lot of heart, hustle, and passion

Sassy Secret CEO & Founder, Tate Arnonee, talks about her product, advice for other entrepreneurs,…

By Regan Farley

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black women

Why Black Women Love To Hate On Black Women

The Gabby Douglas bad hair backlash during the Rio Olympics is rooted in black self-hatred

At the 2012 London Olympic Games a 16-year-old Gabby Douglas captivated the gymnastics world by…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Weaveologist

Weaveologist, Fashion Hendricks, Talks Do’s and Dont’s of Workplace Hair

Celebrity hairstylist shares what 'looking the part' actually looks like

Find out what world renowned weaveologist, Fashion Hendricks, considers to be appropriate and inappropriate hair…

By Safon Floyd

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How One Entrepreneur Raised $3 Million in Venture Capital Funding by Selling Hair Extensions

Mayvenn, Inc. CEO talks introducing the black hair market to Silicon Valley

Young entrepreneur talks merging the markets of Silicon Valley with the black hair industry

By Courtney Connley

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Federal Judge Rules Law Against Texas Hair Braiders as Unconstitutional

Entrepreneur Isis Brantely argues that the law prevented her from opening her hair braiding school

A federal judge rules a Texas law that prevents African hair braiders from teaching students…

By Courtney Connley

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army-hair-dos-black-women

Update: Army to Review Controversial New Hair Policy that “targeted” Black Women

Army ordered to review controversial new hair grooming policy

Critics complain new Army grooming policy targets black women

By Richard Spiropoulos

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tulsa school bans dreadlocks

Tulsa Charter School Dismisses Child Because of Dreadlocks

The Deborah Brown Community School discourages hairstyles that are seen as fads.

A charter school in Tulsa, Oklahoma has sent a child home for her hairstyle. 7…

By Sasha King

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Young Detroit Entrepreneur Creates Luxury Hair Extensions Line Limelight Extensions

Detroit Entrepreneur Creates Luxury Hair Extensions Line

Miranda Jade Plater launches a new luxury hair extensions brand

Entrepreneur Miranda Jade Plater launches a new luxury hair extensions brand even in the midst…

By C. Daniel Baker

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be news

School Apologizes for Trying to Ban Afro Puffs and Twisted Braids

School's new dress code had stated: 'Afro-puffs and small twisted braids, with or without rubber bands are NOT permitted'

School apologizes for dress code perceived as racist

By Makkada B. Selah

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Haircare Company Exec Dishes on Natural Vs. Permed Hair

A conversation on black hair with one of the industry's most respected

Charlene Bastien-Dance, the marketing guru behind the hugely successful hair-care company Strength of Nature, talks…

By Tomika Anderson

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Halle Berry ‘Grows’ an Afro for Interview Magazine

Halle works it out in big hair

Halle Berry is giving us face and lots and lots of hair in her new…

By Demetria Irwin

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Afro Discrimination from a Black Co-Worker?

Don't pat the fro!

Usually when we hear about uncomfortable co-worker hair encounters, said co-worker is not black.

By Demetria Irwin

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Harlem Ladies Don Pink Tresses for Breast Cancer Awareness

Awareness pink instead of Barbie pink

Harlem is known for its abundance of hair salons.

By Demetria Irwin

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Why Being A TV News Reporter Almost Kept Me From My Natural Hair

Do you encounter similar issues?

Do you encounter similar issues?

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Melanie Fiona Says Her Mixed Heritage Helped Hair Growth

Were you offended by her comments?

Were you offended by her comments?

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Singer Solange and Carol’s Daughter Part Ways

Solange shares her thoughts about natural hair

Solange shares her thoughts about natural hair

By Demetria Irwin

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Why Did This 5-Month-Old Girl’s Hair Get Straightened?

What are your thoughts on this story?

What are your thoughts on this story?

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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