“In our culture, death is not the end…” -T’Challa Children worldwide remember their first black superhero! For a generation of kids, Chadwick Boseman represented beyond his groundbreaking appearances as Jackie Robinson and James Brown to a real-life superhero that even, in his most challenging moments, created art to inspire children worldwide to dream. Boseman’s role […]
A few days ago we all received the news that Gabrielle Union was let go from the hit TV show, America’s Got Talent because she called out the problematic behavior of staff and co-workers behind the scenes. Prior to leaving the station, she was told that the hairstyles she wore were “too black.” Union rightfully […]
In 2014, I shared a story on Facebook about my experience struggling to love my natural hair. It sparked a discussion about the fact that so few of my peers and I had black dolls that looked like us growing up.
Even though it still feels like winter in most places, Spring has officially arrived.
Aside from the influx of allergies and floral patterns, spring is the season of natural hair. Naturalistas everywhere can finally take down their long term protective styles, and let their locks free.
It’s no secret that Black Panther is a must see film. There a dozens of reasons for this: the all star cast, the epic story line, and the on point styling.
In 1963, after centuries of eurocentric hairstyles dominating the public eye and perception of beauty, Cicely Tyson made a bold decision to walk into a Harlem barber shop and ask the barber to cut her hair so short that nothing but her natural curls were left…
We’ve entered an era of the woke Black girl, where black girls everywhere are encouraged by the women who came before them and the societal cool factor of consciousness to take action to change their circumstances.