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Natural Hair

Black Women’s Natural Hair May Hinder Job Prospects

A new study finds what many Black women have heard for years: natural hair could cost them a job.    The Duke University study finds that discrimination against natural Black hairstyles is prevalent among those making hiring decisions.   The study compared 4 different job candidates: a Black woman with natural hair, a Black woman with straight… Read more »

Black-ish Celebrates Black Hair In New Episode!

Black-ish is tackling the sometimes taboo subject of black hair in this week’s episode!  In the episode entitled “Hair Day”, Diane struggles with her own hair journey and deals with the “beauty shop” experience Black-ish airs Tuesday night at 8:30 on ABC.  

Controversy Over Black Girl’s Hair in Ad Campaign

Okay so, with all of the controversy surrounding natural hair in the workplace and schools and in general, it didn’t long for the Internet to speak out over a photo of at least one school child pictured in H&M’s new kids campaign. A long IG post by IG user vernonfrancois, writes in part: “My heart… Read more »

Tyra Banks Sports Natural Hair [PICS]

Tyra Banks – always the beauty ambassador – just surprised fans on social media with her natural hair. She posted a photo on social media with the caption: My hair color when I was a lil Ty Ty. Years later @kimblehaircare and her team took me back to my baby girl roots. My real hair,… Read more »

California First State To Ban Discrimination Against ‘Natural Hair’  

California is set to become the first state to ban discrimination – against hairstyles. The bill defends ‘natural hair’ by updating anti-discrimination laws to include “traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles.” Supporters of the bill argue that workplace dress codes can unfairly discriminate against African-Americans, including… Read more »