Natural Hair

This Painter Turned Black Women’s Natural Hair Into a Glorious Work of Art

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PainterĀ Pierre Jean-Louis has a thing for Black hair. The Tri-state area artist regularly uses Black women and their gorgeous manes as inspiration for his work.   How I see her hair šŸ˜ @_samantam #edit with Enlight app. A photo posted by Pierre Jean-Louis (@pierre_artista) on...

One Teacher’s Creative Approach To Stop Kids From Bullying A Student With Natural Hair

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We’re always hearing stories of how natural hair styles are being discriminated against at school and in the workplace but recently, an inspiring story about how a teacher stepped in to make a young girl’s journey to loving her natural hair a little easier has...

Toronto Woman Was Sent Home From Job Because She Wore Her Natural Hair in a Bun

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Akua Agyemfra was sent home from her job at Toronto’s Jack Astor’s restaurant because she wore her hair in a bun. Yes, you read that correctly. When told that she had to wear her hair down, Agyemfra said she took her hair out of the...

High School Girls Ask You to #SupportThePuff After Being Told Their Natural Hair Was Unsuitable For School

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Over the past few years, Black women and girls across the globe have embraced their natural hair and kicked harsh chemical straighteners to the curb. And while fierce ‘frosĀ can be spotted in just about every corner of the world, some folks still haven’t come around...

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...

Company Revokes Recent Graduate’s Job Offer Because She Has Braids

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Apparently braids don't comply with their "grooming" requirement.