Posts tagged "natural hair"

Zendaya Clapped Back At Casual Racist Giuliana Rancic And It Was Perfect

Last night, human Pez dispenser Giuliana Rancic was on E!’s “Fashion Police” dissecting all the Oscar fashion that paraded down the Oscars red carpet in a modern-day bonfire of the…

Beejoli Shah | February 24, 2015 - 11:00 am

EBONY Declares Today #NationalAfroDay In Honor Of Vanessa Van Dyke

Earlier this week, we fell in love with 12-year-old badass Vanessa Van Dyke (and her supportive momma!) for not letting her private school enforce racist beauty standards on her hair.

Jessica Wakeman | November 27, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Florida School Threatens To Expel Black Student Unless She Straightens Or Cuts Her Hair

Faith Christian Academy in Orlando, Florida, has forced 12-year-old Vanessa Van Dyke, a Black student who rocks a mane of natural hair, to either straighten her hair or cut it…

Jessica Wakeman | November 26, 2013 - 12:10 pm

The Soapbox: Natural Hair, Like Recycling, Is Not A Lifestyle Choice For Everyone

For the last several years, natural hair “trends” have been on the rise for African-American and other women in the U.S. Just last week, Oprah graced the cover of O

Shanelle Matthews | August 12, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Oprah Poses On The Cover Of “O” Magazine In An Afro

Oprah’s had a lot of different looks on the cover of O magazine and her latest is a huuuge Afro. I like! [Racked]
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Jessica Wakeman | August 5, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Wendy Williams Says Viola Davis’s Natural Hair Made Her Look Like A Man

Move your nasty self over, Kelly Osbourne: there’s a new girl-on-girl hater in town. Talk show host Wendy Williams had some crap to say about Viola Davis’s decision to go

Jessica Wakeman | February 29, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: Chrisette Michele Says Red Lipstick Gives Her Freedom

In anticipation of the release of her third LP, Let Freedom Reign (out today, Nov. 30), Island Def Jam recording artist Chrisette Michele let a bunch of bloggers pick her…

Annika Harris | November 30, 2010 - 7:00 pm

“Sesame Street” Schools Black Girls On The Beauty Of Their Hair

“Sesame Street” has aired a new song, “I Love My Hair,” aimed at young black girls to teach them to value and love their natural hair. The character…

Annika Harris | October 15, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Quotable: Chrisette Michele Explains Why She Shaved Her Hair

“A lot of times [black women] go through different things with processing our hair from relaxing to color treatments, especially with heat styling so being out on the road I…

Annika Harris | May 13, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Essence’s Makeover Tool Not So Magical For Natural Women

I was really excited when I learned had launched a makeover tool, “Makeover Magic,” because I thought it would give me some options for styling my locks. Boy, was…

Annika Harris | December 22, 2009 - 3:20 pm