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Leigh Bishop
Meet August and her teacher Leigh Bishop! August attends a pre-kindergarten school in Sugarland Texas and she went to school one day with a gorgeous braid up that was probably in for the week. It wasn't explicitly stated that August was uncomfortable with her hair but her teacher Leigh decided...
I just want you for a minute, to imagine sending your little princess to school with a full head of hair and then have her come home later that afternoon with her head fully shaved. I swear I cannot make these things up! Denise Robinson posted on Facebook that...
Last week we were having an epic conversation about a DOVE commercial that was considered racist by many because of the visuals the commercial portrayed. This week if you have been checking your feed, NIVEA is on the chopping block because of a commercial they allegedly launched in Ghana...
I would say the temperament of our time is 'representation' and women and men everywhere are using their artistic skills to ensure that the narrative continues. Kay Black otherwise known as Kay Customz is contributing to that culture in an amazing way through her doll designs. Kay creates custom-made dolls...
I know you all must have heard of that rare genetic condition called uncombable hair syndrome, which is very common in young children with blonde hair? I saw the below article WSLS10 where 3 moms shared their story about their children having the syndrome and that it was impossible to...
Not sure when these pictures were taken but supposedly people are taking full advantage of the storms in Houston and are pictured stealing from a local beauty supply gathering as much merchandise as they can. I do not know about you, but if this is true I can think about...
Blessing Okagbare is a 28-year-old runner from Nigeria and she is trending on Twitter and Instagram because she lost her wig as she did her outstanding long jump event. The video is quite funny and I am sure even though it might have been embarrassing then, she is probably looking...
#blackhairchallenge
After a week of stories of different women and children being chastised for their hair the #blackhairchallenge on Twitter is a welcomed break. The #blackhairchallenge is taking over social media feeds as women send an empowering message about the beauty and versatility of #blackhair. The hashtag was started by Twitter...
Another day another racist incident against natural hair! If I had a dollar for everytime a woman of color, student or child has experienced racism over their hair I probably would be filthy rich! In this case, 26-year-old Demetria Obilor wears her natural tresses on KLAS 8 News Now and...
Shatara Shorter
Shatara Shorter is a 16-yr-old student who attended Northeast Highschool in Oakland Park Florida and like every other 16yr old preparing for prom she had everything planned to a tee! Her plan was to leave school early the day of prom to get her hair done and her mom who...
Dear white girls before Culture vultures, Urban Outfitters have ya'll out here spending a grip on appropriated accessories let me put you on game real quick! If you must accessorize your hair like your black girlfriends please go down to your local BLACK owned beauty supply store and purchase...
Kara McCullough
The 2017 Miss USA Pageant was on Sunday and Kara McCullough, a chemist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from the District of Columbia was the big winner. Along with talking about how she answered her political questions a lot of the conversation about Kara's win had to do with...
I kid you not when I saw these dolls I literally wished I was five years old again. Makedaa Dolls is a doll company located in the UK that makes dolls that look just like your little girl with a full on fro. The dolls are so adorable I had...
Watch the new Shea Moisture Ad: Sigh! I was honestly disappointed with the ad because I watched Richelieu Dennis the CEO of Sundial Brands on Facebook live just a week ago reaffirm his commitment to the roots of Shea Moisture and black women in particular. So color me surprised at...
These days kids have to have a certain level of strength to not only do well in school but also deal with some of the social issues they are faced with from their peers. Last week news broke of a stunning 11yr old girl from South Los Angeles who has...