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Is My Barber Robbing Me?

Rashad Benton | Posted 10.20.2016 | Style
Rashad Benton

As of late I've been feeling pretty robbed by my barber, simply because all he does is tax. Treats me to something I didn't ask for, and then tries to...

How A Black Barbershop Is Educating Its Customers About Civic Engagement

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.21.2016 | Black Voices

With this year’s presidential election less than a month away, a new program is trying to cut through the misinformation between politics and the bl...

Barbershop Cuts Prices For Kids Who Read Aloud During Appointment

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 10.23.2016 | Good News

A barbershop in Michigan is getting a lot of buzz. The Fuller Cut barbershop in Ypsilanti, Michigan gives $2 discounts to kids who read books aloud to...

Reviewing Barbershop: The Next Cut

Dixon White | Posted 04.19.2016 | Entertainment
Dixon White

I got to be honest, I saw the new Barbershop movie last night. I was about 15 minutes into the film when my whiteness popped up, and I found myself saying in my head, "I wish there were at least one white person in the film."

New York Playwright Fails To Block Opening Of New 'Barbershop' Movie

Reuters | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.16.2017 | Black Voices

The movie "Barbershop: The Next Cut" may open on Friday, a Manhattan judge ruled on Thursday as he denied an injunction sought by a New York playwrigh...

The Cast of "Barbershop: The Next Cut" 'Combs' to AOL BUILD

Andrew Nauffts | Posted 04.14.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Nauffts

The third installment in the "Barbershop" film franchise, "Barbershop: The Next Cut," is set to premier this Friday, April 15th, and while the calendar says it's Spring, the forecast calls for Ice (Cube, that is).

Hearing Set for Allegedly Transphobic Barbershop

Thom Senzee | Posted 04.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Thom Senzee

"The barber then stared at Rose as if he was examining Rose's appearance and stated 'We don't cut women's hair,'" said Trevis's attorney, Gloria Allred during a press conference in Los Angeles.

Ice Cube And Eve Speak To The Importance Of Self-Belief

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.12.2016 | Black Voices

Ice Cube and Eve recently said that they hope their careers have evoked change and possibly influenced the potential opportunities for the next genera...

Barber Cites His Faith For Why He Refused To Cut Army Vet's Hair

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.17.2016 | Queer Voices

A transgender army sergeant said they felt hurt and humiliated after being denied service at a California barbershop. Army reservist Kendall Oliver, ...

Why Is Your Boyfriend More Faithful to His Barber Than He Is to You?

Tyrone Hankerson, Jr. | Posted 01.05.2017 | Style
Tyrone Hankerson, Jr.

A good barber is irreplaceable. When you find someone who cuts your hair the right way, you don't deviate because you know you aren't going to find that cut in the hands of another barber.

First Look At 'Barbershop: The Next Cut' Trailer

Deadline | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.25.2015 | Black Voices

It’s been more than 10 years since our last appointment at Calvin’s Barbershop and now the gang is back, but with some pretty major changes. First...

Black Men and Mental Illness Can Be a Barbershop Conversation, Too | Posted 10.29.2016 | Black Voices

Historically, Black men have very few places where they feel free to discuss important issues. We face economic and social barriers including high unemployment, incarceration rates and health disparities. Fortunately, the barbershop gives us a place to call home.

Photographer Captures The Essence Of Barbershops In Eye-Opening Gifs

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 09.14.2015 | Black Voices

Barbershops tend to hold a special place in the black community. Often times they are more than just haircutting businesses: they are a safe place for...

HuffPost Honor Roll: Barbershop Outreach Gets Black Boys Reading

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 07.27.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

Conversation With Painter Ajamu Kojo

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

My friend painter Ajamu Kojo has been producing beautiful portraits of women for years. I recently got an opportunity to have a long discussion with him in his studio about, painting, women, race, music, barbershops, the human condition and more painting.

The Queer's Guide to Surviving (and Thriving in) the Straight Male Barbershop

Naomi Gordon-Loebl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Naomi Gordon-Loebl

Barbershops are incubators for masculinity. As a visibly queer person, regardless of gender, entering a space like that can be intimidating and even scary. But under the right circumstances, going to the barber can also be a positive and affirming experience.

This Barber Backpacked Across The Globe And Found More Than Just The Perfect Shave

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 07.21.2014 | Home

If you told Miguel Gutierrez at the start of his career that he would one day be backpacking across the world to perfect his haircutting craft, he'd h...

The Faithful Shopper: Darling Dads

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.12.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Father's Day is Sunday and you're running out of time to make it special! Trust me, the fathers in your life do NOT need another tie, bottle of afters...

Guys, Get Ready For Your Closest Shave Ever | Posted 07.28.2014 | Style

It can be daunting when you see all the different steps it takes to get that baby-smooth face, but fear not.

A Sad Look at the 2013 Fall TV Premieres

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 11.06.2013 | TV
Jeff Sorensen

Well, summer is over, folks, so now it's time to hang out with our real best friend: Television. I'm always interested in what could be the next big show, and even interested in a show that is not only big, but actually good.

Barbershop's Unbelievable Generosity Helps Low-Income Kids

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

The annual back-to-school rush is a surefire way for businesses to capitalize on customers, but for Oakland business owner Eboni Hoofe, it's a chance ...

A Hairy Proposal

Anuraag Girdhar | Posted 08.24.2013 | Business
Anuraag Girdhar

There is a barber in Seville who shaves every man in Seville who does not shave himself. But this begs the question: who shaves the Barber of Seville...

Hansonshop Quartet in Tulsa

Tom Shillue | Posted 06.04.2013 | Comedy
Tom Shillue

Who knew that Tulsa would end up being such a blast? This town is very cool. Great restaurants, an amazing indie coffee shop, and to top it off, Hanson are more than willing to indulge in a little mens-room singing.

Senate Barbershop Loses $350,000 Per Year

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.20.2013 | DC

After lathering up deficits of roughly $350,000 a year over the past 15 years, Senate Sergeant at Arms Terrance Gainer says it’s time to give the U....

WATCH: Can Mitt Romney Win The Black Vote?

Posted 01.01.2013 | Comedy

According to polling data, Black voters favor Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in this election by an overwhelming percentage. And while Jimmy Kimmel is ...