Customer Antonio Robinson said he was shocked when he noticed one employee dipping her hair into a pot of water in the same area where food was being prepared last week.
Don’t Touch A Black Woman’s Hair: “Mad Men” Actress Teyonah Parris Live Tweets Encounter With ‘Old Man’ Who Grabbed Her Natural Locks
No one enjoys an interruption at dinner. But for Mad Men actress Teyonah Parris, an awkward encounter turned into a thoroughly unpleasant experience when a man grabbed her “stimulating” natural tresses. Whatever that means. Parris live-tweeted an encounter with an older White man who continuously tried to touch her hair at The Ritz-Carlton earlier this […]
Viola Davis’ performance on the critically acclaimed ABC drama How To Get Away With Murder won over fans, especially after the powerful scene featuring her character Annalise taking off her makeup and wig in the show’s fourth episode. In a conversation with Academy voters at the For Your Consideration panel last weekend, Davis says she wouldn’t […]
Ending what has turned out to be a nearly two decade fight, on late Thursday, the Texas House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass a bill that would deregulate natural hair braiding, the latest shot in a culture war that had very real consequences for those who made their living practicing the ancient art of hair […]
The body of an Egyptian woman, who died more than 3,000 years ago, was discovered recently. On her head were about 70 or so hair extensions. Egyptologist were surprised that the style was intact and fascinated by the “very complex coiffure.” MSNBC’s theGrio reports: Jolanda Bos from the Armana Project, in an article from the Journal of […]
Judian and Kadeian Brown are the owners of Black Girls Divine Beauty Supply and Salon in Brooklyn. The two women were profiled by the New York Times recently and discussed breaking into the black hair business when so much of the industry is dominated by Korean entrepreneurs. “I go, ‘Look at all the faces on the […]
Ten years ago, a bad relaxer led a teen girl to launch her own natural hair product company. Jasmine Lawrence appeared on “The Oprah Show” back in 2007. She told the story of how a bad hair experience encouraged her to never use harsh chemicals again and, eventually, create her own line of natural products. Recently […]
Uncle Claims His Niece’s Hair Weave Stopped Bullet, Saved Her Life A Chicago teen survived being shot in the head Tuesday, and her uncle claims her weave may have helped save her life. “[Doctors] assumed that when the bullet kind of went in, it bounced out because she had the weave in her hair,” Chantal Hammontree’s uncle […]
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