locs

We Have To Do Better: Natural Vlogger Is Told Her Hair Is “To Pretty To Loc”

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Despite mass outrage over the Federal Court of Appeals ruling it’s okay for companies to ban locs, white people aren’t the only ones who still have an issue with the hairstyle. It’s an uncomfortable truth to confront, but one that reared its ugly head when popular hair...

Teen’s Mother Has The Best Response to Daughter Being Fired For Having Locs

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“Why is it that dreadlocks are not permitted in your employees but it’s ok for us to spend our dreadlock money in your company?"

A Chat With @Nevlynnn: On Self-Care & Emotionally Enduring “The Big Chop”

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Black women have a strained relationship with our hair and with good reason. In a White supremacist society, all beauty is measured against Whiteness and that truism is no better demonstrated by society’s obsession with straight hair. For far too long, Black women were told...

Federal Appeals Court Rules It’s Okay For Companies To Ban Employees From Wearing Locs

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While Marc Jacobs is arguing down black women over his right to parade around white women with dreadlocks on his runway, a federal appeals court has ruled it’s perfectly okay for companies to ban their employees from wearing locs. A 3-0 decision Thursday by the 11th U.S. Circuit...

Sanneta Myrie To Be The First Woman To Compete In The Miss World Pageant With Locs

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We’ve seen natural hair on the red carpet, on the runway, and on the big and small screen, and now we’re about to see it on the pageant stage. Sanneta Myrie, the 24-year-old beauty — and medical doctor — who was crowned Miss Jamaica in...

The Marine Corps Finally Allows Locs And Twists

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Delayed as this victory may be, Black women have reason to rejoice now that the Marine Corps has officially given the OK to locs and twists. We’re certain you remember the backlash that ensued earlier this year when the Army handed down new hair guidelines which...