Black Women Hair

The Politics Behind Black Women's Hair

Tracey Agyeman | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Tracey Agyeman

did the big chop about three years ago, and I did so not because of any social trend, or to be in touch with my roots but rather because I became aware of the dangerous side effects. And I can tell you today, I do not feel anymore Ghanaian today than I did on that day because, as my girl India Arie sings beautifully, I am not my hair.

Red Ginger Hair: Rare and Beautiful or Ugly and Devilish Mutation

Ama Yawson | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ama Yawson

Again, please excuse the title which references the outrageous myth that red hair is a sign of witchcraft. Of course red hair a beautiful gift from God. But as I have said in prior articles, no one ever healed a wound that is consistently being stabbed by ignoring it.

Study: 40% Of African-American Women Put Their Hair Above Their Health

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Two out of every five African-American women avoid exercise because of concerns about their hairstyles, a study has found. The findings, which wer...

Hair-Raising Conversations

Minna Salami | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Minna Salami

Hair may be seen as a woman's crowning glory, but in African heritage societies it is much more than that.