Natural Hair

The state of Illinois is changing how schools regulate the hairstyles of their students with a new law prohibiting institutions from ruling against braids, twists and any hairstyle historically associated with race and ethnicity.

Black beauty innovator and entrepreneur Cindy Tawiah has created the first natural haircare vending machine.

These institutions of education still uphold discrimination.

A mother's response to racism against her son.

An online debate ensued over whether social media photos of Beyoncé showed all her natural hair or styles with added-in extensions.

Yelitsa Jean-Charles launched Healthy Roots Dolls to encourage Black girls to embrace their natural hair.

Destiny Tompkins, a Banana Republic employee, claims that she was discriminated against by her manager over her box braids.

Matthew Cherry is creating "Hair Love," an animated short film about a Black father trying to do his daughter's hair for the first time.

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

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 […]