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Tashara Parker Message
Dallas based news anchor Tashara Parker recently went viral after she wore a quadruple bun hairstyle on television while doing the weather. Yall, her hair was so damn fly it didn't even make no sense! We all collectively agreed that the level of slayage (is that a word?) was beyond what...
Breonna Taylor
A source shared with CNN that Breonna Taylor's family reportedly just won a multi-million dollar Wrongful death lawsuit against The city of Louisville, Kentucky for the death of Breonna Taylor. Of course, this money doesn't bring Bre back but it's a huge start for bringing charges against the cops that...
Yesterday we share a post on Instagram featuring award-winning journalist and news anchor Lena Pringle and our supporters loved it. In the post, Lena said "Shoutout to the people who told me I wouldn’t be able to get/keep a broadcast news job with a short natural haircut. Jokes on you,...
South Africa
Pharmacy chain "Clicks" headquartered in Cape Town South Africa has found itself in some hot water after an advertisement commissioned by TRESemme hair company is slammed as "racist". The ad has sparked demonstrations and calls for the pharmacy chain of stores to close down. Read below via Aljazeera: Protesters have gathered outside...
Mielle Organics
Mielle Organics recently launched its More Than A Strand Global Beauty Campaign aimed at strengthening the bonds between mothers, daughters, and young women across the U.S, the Caribbean, and Africa. According to their press release - The #MoreThanAStrand Global Beauty Campaign seeks to strengthen the bond between mothers, daughters, and...
Hair Discrimination
Glamour's September issue is dedicated to hair and they asked Gabrielle Union, Keke Palmer, Marsai Martin, and Uzo Aduba—to amplify the stories of women from around the country who face hair discrimination. With the CROWN Act in the balance hair discrimination is a pretty popular topic specifically for black women. If...
Joy Reid
Let's be clear whether you agree with her political views or not Joy Reid, Harvard Alum, and NY Best Selling author is the only black woman on Primetime television right now with her new breakout show "The ReidOut" on Cable network MSNBC. We say it all the time, we stan...
teachers
We stan a talented queen and this time we have two and they are teachers! Mrs. Callie Evans and Mrs. Williams along with the help of some students decided to kick off the school year with a banging remix of the popular song "What's Poppin" by Jack Harlow. Mrs. Evans...
Nebraska
Last month we shared that there was a Bill in Nebraska that was being negotiated in order to end discrimination based on natural hair and styles. A few of the senators voted "no" to the bill questioning whether or not this bill was necessary and if it would make it...
Bad Hair
Yesterday I had the chance to watch the first trailer for the thriller Bad Hair on Hulu and my first thought was, "That's Interesting". Here's the thing, I am not really one for scary type films even in a comedic format so I already have my own personal reservations. However, the...
By now most of you have seen this post of a black news anchor slandered by commentors at her station because she wore braids on the air. If not, click here. Fast forward to today, there was an article released on the Huff Post that referenced a new study conducted...
bonnet
Natasha Marsh With Cosmopolitan - You know how you apply lip balm, like, eight times a day and also have spares in your purse, car, desk, backpack, gym bag, and nightstand? Yeah, well, in my South African household, and in many other Black homes, bonnets are our lip balm. We use...
news anchor
We have lost count of the number of times a black news anchor is accused of being unprofessional because she wears her natural hair or in this case a protective style while on air. News Anchor Symone Woolridge shared on Facebook, some of the comments she received while broadcasting the...
Parents if you recently purchased a Trolls doll for your little one, you might want to take a close look at it. According to The NY Times, Hasbro is removing Trolls doll from stores amid complaints that button is inappropriately placed. There is a petition with over 150,000 signatures accusing the...
Jamaica High Court Rules To Ban Dreadlocks In School
To say that my country is in an uproar over this ruling is an understatement! To say that we are embarrassed that our Supreme Court can rule to ban dreadlocks in school is another understatement. August 1st is Jamaica's Emancipation day! A day when the country is supposed to be...
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