Black Hair

An H&M ad campaign started a heated discussion about what's considered presentable when it comes to Black girls' hair.
Old tweets showing two young Black men at a Chicago-based organization getting their hair cut for a "better life" sparked criticism on Twitter.
Alan Maloney was in the spotlight in December after making teen wrestler Andrew Johnson cut his hair, sparking outrage about racism and cultural bias.
“Most black actresses come to a new set w/ their hair done (me) or bring their wigs & clip-ins w/them,” actress Yvette Nicole Brown tweeted.
Whether we’re wearing weaves, waves or TWAs, Black people should be judged by what’s inside our heads, not what’s on top.
Captain Whennah Andrews was forced to wear a wig because her dreadlocks didn’t comply with the Army’s grooming policy.
It’s OK to be curious, but black women are not a curiosity.
The Buena Regional School District said the referee involved will no longer be allowed to officiate any contests with its students.
HuffPost previously found that schools in Florida's voucher programs often have racist hair policies. Now groups like the ACLU and NAACP Legal Defense Fund are fighting back.
After a HuffPost investigation, the racial justice organization has asked Florida to take action against schools that ban dreadlocks, Afros and braids.
“My hair is something that, historically, has been shunned,” the Oscar winner said.
I can count on one hand the number of people who have seen me without a weave.
Before, some sailors were forced to choose between their hair and their service.
"Nine Ball is still a Caribbean girl that just happens to be in America,” the singer's hairstylist said.
“[W]e found absolutely no evidence ... that his allegations of having his hair cut at school exist."
Camille Friend discusses the challenges of developing a new African-based aesthetic.
The London Evening Standard spoke to the singer about the importance of black hair, then removed part of hers from the cover.