Tagged: Hair

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White Beauty, Black Hair, and Blue Ivy

Black (natural) hair is unkempt, nappy, sloppy, dirty, a mess, ‘ghetto’, etc. We have been force-fed these adjectives about our hair since childhood – at least I know I have....

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Why We Need to Move Past the Gabby Douglas’ Hair Controversy

Gabby Douglas’ Hair Controversy

Last week, millions of people viewed the talented Gabby Douglas as she took gold in the women’s all around gymnastics as well as team gymnastics competition in the 2012 London Olympics. What shocked many, which in itself is shocking, was the backlash she received about her…umm…hair?