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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...
Most of us are working out at home and admittingly it's hard especially on those days when we just do not feel like doing it. So what does one do for motivation? According to MSN Today Show one Florida mom, had all the motivation in the world to work out...
Northshea
Have you heard of Northshea? They are a black-owned company out of RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) founded and ran by Charity Dinko. Charity, started her shea butter business four years ago as a way to liberate women from poverty in her home country, Ghana. Her mission is absolutely amazing because her company...
We stan a dope queen and this lady on the corner of the street dancing all by herself with her black lives matter sign in Austin Texas made us so happy. Ok, so backstory! Instagram user Traci Lynn @treybaybay shared that she posted a video of a dancing queen that would...
Viral Video
Yesterday a viral video of a woman setting a man's car on fire was shared all over social media and ya'll the sheer shock of it all sent me. I don't know if this was supposed to be a "Waiting to Exhale Moment" or what, but sis almost lost her...
Bill in Nebraska
Jessika Eidson published an article yesterday about a Bill in Nebraska (The Crown Act) currently being negotiated designed to end discrimination Of Natural Hair Styles and Textures. I wanted to share the article with you all here because I always find the details of the deliberation particularly interesting. Pay particular attention...
Black Woman
Imagine headed into the hospital for surgery worried about your hair getting in the way of a critical operation. If you are a black woman with natural hair, there is a lot to consider. India Marshall was recently featured in Yahoo News when she shared a story of what she...
Celai West
Viral moments, especially those involving our young queens are often cheered and applauded by the general public. These moments bring us pure joy and we often scramble to share them on our pages and on blogs the moment we witness their magic. As amazing as these moments are, unfortunately, there...
Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor, was a vibrant 26-year-old award-winning EMT, and today she would have been 27. When I thought about sharing this post I couldn't help but wonder what today would have been like for Bree. She probably would have woken up all excited and thankful for another trip around the...
I swear there is more to this story but according to The Daily Mail this mystery woman was seen at a hospital because she confused her hair mousse with a can of expanding builders foam. Read below via The Daily Mail It shows a mystery woman who reportedly ended up in...