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An Open Letter to the Principal of C.R Walker

Ashleigh Rolle | Posted 02.17.2017 | Black Voices
Ashleigh Rolle

As originally seen on Bahamas Revisited To the principal of C.R Walker Senior High School, my hair is thick. Naturally of course. I don't remember ...

Revisiting My Roots -- Happy Nappy

Ronda Lee | Posted 08.05.2016 | Women
Ronda Lee

The journey has been enlightening. Going natural put me more in touch with my roots, not just my hair follicles but the culture and history of black hair and how black women were socialized to be ashamed of our natural hair.

The Renaissance Woman Redefined -- Victoria Flores

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 11.27.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

I'm not sure why I allow this to bother me so much. It is not my problem they feel this way, nor can I do anything to change it.

Confessions of a Hair Weave Addict

Erikka Yancy | Posted 06.15.2013 | Black Voices
Erikka Yancy

I have done the math, and from the time I was 18 until early 2013, I have spent $25,000 getting my hair weaved, braided or extended and just over one and a half years sitting in a chair having it done.

Curly Nikki: From Natural Hair Blogger To Author

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.29.2013 | Black Voices

If you are one of the growing number of women who have been embracing, nuturing and loving their natural hair, then you most likely know and love Nikk...

10 New Rules In Black Beauty

Ben Arogundade | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Ben Arogundade

For many black women, their preference for straight hair is driven by bad childhood memories of being teased and tormented at school about their natural hair, or being made to feel insecure by parents who insisted on the hot comb or hair relaxer.

I Went Five Weeks Without Washing My Hair...And It's Never Been Healthier

Amber Genuske | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Amber Genuske

My hair is my thing. It's blonde and long. Like, really long. Though I'm not the type of gal to have a beauty "thing," it just took a summer in Kosovo...

WATCH: 'In Our Heads About Our Hair' Trailer

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Black Voices

Our hair never fails to spark conversation, comedy and sometimes controversy. Chris Rock's film "Good Hair" was a entertaining look at the issues ...

State of Emergency for Black Girls

Trey Anthony | Posted 02.19.2012 | Black Voices
Trey Anthony

Lately, I've become overly aware of little black girls between the ages of six to eleven years old. Mostly they seem shocked that someone has even acknowledged them, much less dared to call them beautiful!

Say What?: The Old Spice Guy Wants A Woman (And Kids) With 'Good Hair'

Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices

Isaiah Mustafa aka The Old Spice Guy is smelling a bit bland this morning after an E! News segment he taped last night. While promoting his guest s...

Why Whites Still Dictate Black Style!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Henry Adams

Would a newspaper and website like The Jewish Daily Forward hire a Catholic editor? Would The Advocate engage a straight person as executive director...

It's Not OK: A Black Girl 101

Angela Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Angela Tucker

It's not OK to confuse me with another black girl. It's not OK even if the girl bears a passing resemblance to me. I don't care if you feel bad. You should feel bad.

Relax and Get Good Hair

Esther Iverem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Esther Iverem

In his new film, Good Hair, Chris Rock approaches the subject of black women's hair -- all at once -- like a man, like a novice, like a voyeur, and like a comedian in his investigation of hair weaves and hair straightening relaxers.

Good Hair? Good Question

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tina Wells

What we do to our hair should be for ourselves only, not to fit a stereotype of what's acceptable for us as black women, or women in general.

Chris Rock & Nia Long Talk Brad Pitt's Sex Life, Why Black Women Love JT (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Matt Zaller, aka the weirdest interviewer in the world, recently sat down with Chris Rock and Nia Long who are on the publicity circuit promoting Rock...

Good Hair Wars

Adia Colar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Adia Colar

The fear of not fitting someone's ideal of beauty should not be a reason for people to continually alter who they are. As Atlanta housewife NeNe told fellow housewife Kim Zolciak, "You do you."

Fall's Funny Films: Which Will You See? (VIDEO, POLL)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy


Straight Talking

Lola Jaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lola Jaye

Some believe if you keep your hair natural, you are more in touch with ones "Africanness," whilst those of us who use a relaxer are, let's just say, not that into it.

Good Hair? Bad Hair? Great Style!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

The varied and imaginative ways African Americans dress their hair represents a high-point of human creativity that's dependency, the very quintessence of style.

Chris Rock's 'Good Hair' Looks At Business Of Black Hair (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Chris Rock's newest movie 'Good Hair' takes a comedic and candid look at the nine billion dollar black hair business. Rock says he was provoked to mak...