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Referee Who Made Black Wrestler Cut Dreadlocks May Sue For Defamation
Alan Maloney was in the spotlight in December after making teen wrestler Andrew Johnson cut his hair, sparking outrage about racism and cultural bias.
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Black Actors, Models Discuss Lack Of Stylists Who Can Do Black Hair
“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.
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What’s It Going To Take For Black Hair To Be Seen As Professional?
Jolie A. Doggett
Whether we’re wearing weaves, waves or TWAs, Black people should be judged by what’s inside our heads, not what’s on top.
The Army Banned Her Dreadlocks — Until She Fought Back
Captain Whennah Andrews was forced to wear a wig because her dreadlocks didn’t comply with the Army’s grooming policy.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
4 Questions About Hair That Black Girls Are Tired Of Answering
Jolie A. Doggett
It’s OK to be curious, but black women are not a curiosity.
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Video Of High School Wrestler Forced To Cut Locs Sparks Outrage
The Buena Regional School District said the referee involved will no longer be allowed to officiate any contests with its students.
New Complaint Targets School That Banned Child With Dreadlocks
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.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund Asks Florida To End Racist Hair Policies At Schools
After a HuffPost investigation, the racial justice organization has asked Florida to take action against schools that ban dreadlocks, Afros and braids.
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Lupita Nyong'o On Black Hair Being 'Painted As Uncivilized'
“My hair is something that, historically, has been shunned,” the Oscar winner said.
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At 27, I Still Hide My Natural Hair. Here's Why.
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I can count on one hand the number of people who have seen me without a weave.
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The Navy Is Finally Lifting Its Ban On Dreadlocks For Women
Before, some sailors were forced to choose between their hair and their service.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Kim Kardashian Tries To Defend Wearing Fulani Braids To The MTV Movie & TV Awards
When will the reality star learn?
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Here's Why Rihanna Deliberately Wore Locs In 'Ocean's 8'
"Nine Ball is still a Caribbean girl that just happens to be in America,” the singer's hairstylist said.
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Mississippi School Finds No Evidence Principal Cut Student's Hair Without Permission (UPDATE)
“[W]e found absolutely no evidence ... that his allegations of having his hair cut at school exist."
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'Black Panther' Hairstylist On Creating Wakanda's Free And Futuristic Black Hair
Camille Friend discusses the challenges of developing a new African-based aesthetic.
Solange Tells Magazine 'Don't Touch My Hair' After Her Braided Crown Is Omitted From Cover
The London Evening Standard spoke to the singer about the importance of black hair, then removed part of hers from the cover.
Kerry Washington Is A '70s Dream In A Denim Minidress And An Afro
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Barber Provides Free Haircuts To Men Looking To Land Job Interviews
#TheGiveBack is real. He's also giving free cuts to kids with good grades.
Ava DuVernay Acknowledges The 'Magic' Of Black Hair And Her Own Luxurious Locs
"I always loved locs," she wrote on Instagram.
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'DWP''s Antoinette Robertson: Black Women Can Be Woke And Wear A Weave
The actress talked to HuffPost about why we shouldn't be placed in boxes.
The Big Chop: The Black Woman As A Gender Non-Conforming Agent Of Style
B.S Student at UNC Chapel Hill
The summer of my sophomore year of college, my mother and I walked into a nail salon across the street from the YMCA, where
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