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‘Afro Queen’ Miss Jamaica’s Natural Hair Celebrated

Amid Miss Universe contestants with straight, blown-out hairstyles, Black women on social media admired Davina Bennett’s Afro.

Lupita Nyong’o Slams Magazine for Editing Out Her Natural Hair

Lupita Nyong’o Slams Magazine for Editing Out Her Natural Hair

“There is still a very long way to go to combat the unconscious prejudice against Black women’s complexion, hair style and texture,” Nyong’o wrote.

'Game of Thrones' Star is Happy Her Natural Hair Stands Out

‘Game of Thrones’ Star is Happy Her Natural Hair Stands Out

“My hair is a part of my mixed-race heritage. It’s a part of me,” said Nathalie Emmanuel.

NFL Player-Turned-Filmmaker Celebrates Natural Hair

NFL Player-Turned-Filmmaker Celebrates Natural Hair

Matthew A. Cherry’s upcoming animated short film, “Hair Love,” tells the story of an African American father learning to style his daughter’s hair.

Taraji P. Henson’s New Short, Curly Hairstyle Has Meaning

Taraji P. Henson’s New Short, Curly Hairstyle Has Meaning

Henson’s stylist shared the reason behind the cut, and DiversityInc asked Tamika Katon-Donegal, an L.A.-based Black actress, why she wears her natural curls.

Study: The Social Psychology Behind White Biases Against Black Natural Hair

Study: The Social Psychology Behind White Biases Against Black Natural Hair

White women “had the strongest explicit attitudes that were negative. The significant bias is a challenge for Black women that has to be acknowledged."

Black hair care

Report: Beauty Products for Black Women Have More Health Hazards

Researchers say ingredients in products pose a risk of hormone disruption, developmental and reproductive damage and cancer.

How can the court or an employer feel they have a right to strip us of this option to wear whatever hairstyle we chose?

Federal Court Rules It’s OK for Employers to Prohibit Dreadlocks

“How can the court or an employer feel they have a right to strip us of this option to wear whatever hairstyle we chose?” said Lissiah Taylor Hundley.

Gabby Douglas: Women Athletes Subjected to Bullying, Sexism on Social Media

Gabby Douglas: Women Athletes Subjected to Bullying, Sexism on Social Media

The Olympian faced unwarranted scrutiny by the public, which is a reflection of greater societal issues.

Black Marine Pushes Corps to Expand Hairstyle Policies

Sergeant was catalyst to bring Marines in line with the rest of the armed forces in regards to twist hairstyles.

Hair Braiding Hindered by Iowa Laws

African-style hair braiders in Iowa filed a lawsuit challenging state requirements.

Natural Hair: To Straighten or Not To Straighten

A North Carolina TV news anchor sparks national debate with Facebook posting on natural hair.

Fashion Police Attack Black Hair on Oscars Red Carpet

Guiliana Rancic, host of E!’s 'Fashion Police', made stereotypical and offensive comments about actress Zendaya Coleman’s dreadlocks during the show’s critique of Oscars red-carpet fashion.

QVC Hosts Mock Black Model’s Natural Hair

Host Sandra Bennett has apologized after video surfaced of her mocking a Black model’s natural hair on live TV.