Afro

Six Things My Afro Child Is Sick Of

Claire Quansah | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Parents
Claire Quansah

Afros. Big ones, small ones, tight curled, loose curled. I love them. And so does my son, which is why at seven years old he decided to ditch the number one cut in the barber's chair and grow his fro. He was happy and proud of how much it had grown, but two years in it's become something of a frustration. Why? Because there are a few things he's getting tired of...

Campaign To Dismantle Narrow Beauty Standards

Lekia Lée | Posted 19.02.2017 | UK Style
Lekia Lée

banner The problem is not that we appreciate beauty but that the definition of beauty is so narrow, too narrow to include afro textured hair, so while society is waking up to the damaging effects of its narrow definition of beauty, advocating for body acceptance, even skin colour acceptance, hair discrimination still goes largely unopposed.

This Magazine Is Under Fire For Teaching White Women How To Get An Afro

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Style

Cultural appropriation has become quite a hot topic in the fashion and beauty world as of late, and Allure magazine is the latest publication to spark...

Blue Ivy has Black Hair: Topic of Change.org Petition

Sacha Wise | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sacha Wise

As a woman who understands the importance of hair care. It's disturbing to watch a child suffering from the lack of hair moisture. The parents of Blue Ivy. Sean Carter A.K.A Jay-Z and Beyoncé has failed at numerous attempts of doing Blue Ivy Hair. This matter has escalated to the child developing matted dreads and lint balls. Please let's get the word out to properly care for Blue Ivy hair.

Girl, 12, Who Risked Expulsion Over Afro Hair Must Restyle It

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

A 12-year-old who claimed she risked expulsion if she did not straighten or cut her afro hair has been told she may continue to attend the school as l...

Sorry for Party Cock Rocking

Thomas Morris | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Morris

LMFAO has to be one of the worst band names that has graced the world of music. Apart from maybe Staind. Or Bananarama.

Black Women: and the Self-Hatred Continues

Funmi Olutoye | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Funmi Olutoye

I know four people who have started their own "campaign"/"business" to encourage black women to "love their hair". When I look at what they are doing ...