xo's Recent Articles
The Dos And Don’ts Of Managing Frizzy Hair, Regardless Of Your Hair Type
by xoJane 6 hours ago
Plus, a crash course on dew point and how to use it to stop a bad hair day before it starts.
#SheSquatsBro: Fitness Culture and the Black Booty Paradox
by xoJane 4 days ago
All across social media can be found the image so familiar as to be blasé: the faceless spandex-clad individual, booty first, reminding without words, “Isn’t it about time you started squatting?”
White Men Who Shout Racial Slurs At Rap Concerts: You Are Making Me Uncomfortable
by xoJane 2 weeks ago
[Editorial Note: This piece contains racial slurs.] There are lots of things that make me uncomfortable: strangers touching my hair, my thick thighs rubbing in the heat, yeast infections. And lately, there’s one more thing that’s been making me really uncomfortable: White men at...
I Was a Ghanaian American Girl in Thailand: The Importance of Being Colorful Overseas
by xoJane 3 weeks ago
There was the time when students laughed at me for wearing a head-wrap to class, and one teacher approached me and asked if I was wearing a Thai skirt on my head.