Natural Hair

First Lady Michelle Obama elicits some strong reactions on social media when she rocks her natural hair.

Once again, Black hairstyles are under surveillance, this time at a Louisiana high school. Jaylon Sewell, a student with a good reputation as the football team manager at Neville High School, was inspired to get a new hairstyle thanks to Odell Beckham Jr. Sewell dyed and styled his hair similar to the mohawk of the New […]

A Toronto, Canada woman is speaking out against two managers at Zara after they complained about her box braids, calling the style extreme, according to The Huffington Post.

A restaurant in Toronto, Canada is facing backlash after a Black employee in training was sent home because of her natural locks. CBC News reports that Akua Agyemfra’s encounter with her manager at Jack Astor’s happened on her third day of training, when she wore her hair in a bun. The 20-year-old was hired on the […]

After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are "professional and neat in appearance."