Nadia Williams created a piping technique to mimic natural Black hair for her Kinky Curly Cookie Company.
"It’s not only an opportunity to really make sure that parents and kids have the resources that they need, but also for these authors to be celebrated and recognized," says Marley Dias.
Black women in television news are wearing their natural hair as conversations around representation heighten.
Cheslie Kryst and Zozibini Tunzi open up about tokenism in pageantry amid racial tensions in America.
As the country continues to be swept up by a series of protests for George Floyd, many are pleading for black women not to be forgotten in the fight against police brutality.
“This photo addresses two things that women are constantly criticized for, cutting their hair off and breastfeeding," wrote barber Adrian Fanus on Facebook. "It is time that we embrace what is beautiful and natural."
The 72-year-old singer and actress, who said she was reacting to the Brett Kavanaugh inquiry, ended up deleting two tweets that hadn't gone down well with critics or fans.
The basketball star and I Promise School founder paid tribute to Beyoncé, Rihanna, Zendaya, and other black women who have landed top magazine covers this month.
After the passing of her great-grandmother, 17-year-old Skyler Branch decided she wanted to somehow honor her relative, as well as others who have inspired her, with a special dress on the big night.
If there's anything Kimberly Drew can impart on those working to evolve the feminist movement, she says they need to understand that we haven't figured it out.
Shayla Hill is a stylist, filmmaker, activist, and the founder of Slay For A Change, a movement designed to encourage individuals to use their talents to challenge racism, sexism, and beauty standards in the fashion industry.
Since the '90s, Blige has been slaying red carpets, music videos, and performances with curated outfits that evoke a signature style. But for her Oscar-nominated role as a sharecropper's wife, Blige was asked to let that all go.
A photo from a project highlighting the beauty of black skin is rubbing some people the wrong way on social media. The image in question from One, a series by Isaac West featuring stunning models in colorful underwear set behind brightly colored backdrops, places the most light-skinned woman front and center. In response, West, a student and fashion designer in Minnesota, says to Yahoo Beauty that “as black people, we have something very unique about us — our skin tone.
An African-American news anchor decided to stop straightening her hair and embrace her natural hair texture instead. There’s lots of pressure for television anchors to look perfect on camera, but black women have an additional hurdle: They’re often forced to meet strict beauty standards that define straight hair as the ideal. WJTV News television anchor Brittany Noble-Jones is bucking that trend by refusing to straighten her hair and embracing her natural hair texture.