4 Flawless Natural Hair Styles That Can Be Done in 10 Minutes or Less

Whether you’re racing against the clock or are just a lazy natural, these 4 natural hair styles will leave you looking your best in just 10 minutes or less! 10 Minute Twisted and Braided Updo I don’t think there is... Continue Reading

The Next Generation: 8 Kids on Social Media With Incredible Natural Hair

Many of us grew up in a period when it was normal to relax a child’s hair between the ages of 5 to 10 years old. These days, more and more parents are choosing to keep the hair of their... Continue Reading

Writer Recalls Being Called “Disgusting” at the Opera For Wearing Her Natural Hair

Collier Meyerson is a writer for Fusion.net who recounts a story that almost sounds too incredible to be true… Almost. It’s a story of black women’s bodies being viewed as offensive, of a culture clash and a generational clash. It... Continue Reading

Black Women Are Photoshopping Themselves Into Art as a Statement on Cultural Erasure

Many black women struggle with invisibility and erasure. We heavily influence the culture around us but don’t see images of ourselves reflected back to us. The #ArtHoe (sometimes referred to as #artheaux) movement is a statement on that erasure and... Continue Reading

7 HBCU Majorette and Dance Squads That Set it Off

The black collegiate marching band is literally one of the coolest things you can experience in life. Even though I didn’t get the A Different World experience by attending a HBCU, I will always remember the days of being a... Continue Reading

Huh? White Writer Says Beyonce’s Vogue Cover is a Political Statement on Stringy, Un-Done, Unkempt Hair

In a think piece that needed a lot more thought, writer Megan Garber of the Atlantic declares that Beyonce’s slick, wet-looking hair on Vogue’s September cover is somehow a political statement on unkempt hair. Behold her thesis; Bey and Vogue... Continue Reading

‘Long Weave is No Longer the Standard for Black Models': Angolan Model Discusses Her Big Chop

Named Forbes top African model of 2013, Angola native Maria Borges has made quite a name for herself in the fashion world. Borges rocked bone straight extensions for the bulk of her modeling career but was prompted to change by... Continue Reading

Rikki Danielle from Kansas City // 3C/4A Natural Hair Icon

What is your name and where are you from? R: My Name is Rikki Danielle and I am originally from Kansas City, Missouri. I’m currently living in Hawaii. Did you transition or big chop? Share your natural hair journey with... Continue Reading

Stunning Editorial Gives a Rare Glimpse of Art, Culture and Life in Havana Cuba

Since the United States re-established diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than 50 years, many Americans have been dying to get a glimpse inside the beautiful and mysterious country, that is still under Communist rule. Photographer Mikael Jansson shot a... Continue Reading

4 Ways to Define Your Natural Curl Pattern

by Charlene Walton of Textured Talk Last year, I was so frustrated with my hair.  After years of being natural, I just did not understand why my natural curl pattern was not defined because I thought I was doing all... Continue Reading

6 Photos of Jennifer Hudson’s Stunning New Big Chop

All we can say is… she DID that. Like a fine wine, JHud gets better with time… Ladies, what are your thoughts? All photos from Jennifer Hudson’s Instagram account Continue Reading

16 Harsh Realities of Being Black and/or Mixed in Brazil

The Instagram photos spread throughout this piece are from the Brazilian art and photography collective CATSU, which documents the beauty and vitality of black and mixed culture in Brazil. Read more about them here. On July 31 Canadian newspaper The... Continue Reading

The Fascinating History Behind Black Women’s Church Hat Cultural Tradition

By Nicole Kidder of eHow A deeply rooted tradition in the African American community, wearing flamboyant hats to church has both spiritual and cultural significance. The centuries-old custom continues to flourish throughout the Southern U.S. and in strong black Northern... Continue Reading

10 Beautiful Images of the Khoisan People of Southern Africa, From Whom All Modern Humans Descended

The Khoisan people are an indigenous hunter-gatherer people of Southern Africa whose roots are literally ancient. Khoisan are one of the 14 people groups from which all humanity descended and Khoisan tools have been found dating back to 44,000 BC.... Continue Reading

Afro Puffs and Double Buns: 15 Naturals Who Make Kiddie Styles Look Good

Remember those big puffy twists every black girl on the playground would rock with an assortment of barrettes and baubles? What if we told you, you can still rock this look as an adult? What about afro puffs? #ultimatefav #Photo... Continue Reading