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Afros

How This Girl 'Tames' Her Afro

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 04.14.2014 | Style

Afros are beautiful. So whenever we notice a girl or guy rocking an exceptionally large 'fro, we can't help but stare. And that's exactly what happene...

Awesome Afro Alert!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.04.2014 | Black Voices

We love Afros around these parts -- the voluminous halos of hair are just so darn lovely. So we were super excited to see that Brandy is rocking the r...

WATCH: Are Afros Always A Political Statement?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.14.2013 | Black Voices

Afros are making a comeback! Well let's be honest, they really didn't go anywhere. But thanks to the natural hair movement, Dante de Blasio's headline...

PHOTOS: AfroPunk Street Style Stars

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Black Voices

The MTV Video Music Awards wasn't the only thing poppin' in Brooklyn this past weekend. An estimated 30,000 people turned out for the 8th annual AfroP...

Prince's Afro Is Back!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.20.2013 | Black Voices

Last night Prince rightfully picked up the Icon award at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. And he also picked out his afro for the big event! Ever sinc...

PHOTOS: A Homage To The Afro

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices

Whether being praised or despised, black women and our hair is a hot topic. And the latest headline-making story comes courtesy of the creative ambass...

Work Vs. Hair

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.13.2013 | Black Voices

Is the texture or style of your hair preventing you from being hired? Sounds like a pretty silly question, however it was precisely the topic at hand ...

Help Support The Beauty Of The Afro

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

If you've ever seen Chris Rock's hilarious, yet thought-provoking documentary "Good Hair," then you recognize the cultural significance of unbridled, ...

WATCH: Guinness Finds The Largest Afro In The World!

Gene Demby | Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices

Lots of women with natural hair lament the upkeep involved to keep their hair looking fly. But the logistics of their haircare ain't got nothing on Ae...

High Fashion Afros In 'T'

Posted 10.24.2011 | Black Voices

Ball Gowns and afros unite the chicest way imaginable in T magazine's "Nightie Aphrodites" spread. Corinne Bailey Rae, Solange Knowles, Helene and...

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.

"Glamour" Takes Heat For Calling Afros, Dreadlocks Fashion "Don'ts"

Philadelphia Inquirer | Jenice Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the things that Glamour magazine is famous for is proclaiming certain clothing choices "fashion don'ts." They're usually tasteless or careless...