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Meechy Monroe, a YouTube Star For her Natural Hair Lessons, Dies at 32 From Brain Cancer

Meechy Monroe, who achieved YouTube fame with hairstyle tutorials that empowered black women to embrace the natural hair movement and forgo harsh chemicals, died June 27 at a nursing home in Westmont, Ill. She was 32. (more…)

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What Young Black Women Need From Black Men—And the Church—In the Realm of Relationships

African American women still face significant challenges in their relationships with men. (more…)

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Miss D.C., Now Miss USA, Wore Her Natural Hair … Here’s Why

When Kára McCullough, or Miss D.C. as you may know her after tonight's Miss USA competition, walked onto the stage during preliminaries on Thursday in Las Vegas, she was the only one rocking her natural curls in a sea of smooth, polished blowouts, voluminous sets, and stick-straight styles (around 49

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White Model Apologizes for her Photo Appearing on ‘Blackhair’ Magazine Cover

I would deeply and sincerely like to apologise to every one for this, and black women especially. I would like to clarify, I believe this shoot is from when I was around 15 and didn't understand cultural appropriation or the impact it has on POC. I

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Beautiful TX Bride Gains Online Fame with her Stunning Wedding Photos Featuring her and her Bridesmaids Sporting Their Natural Hair

A bride and her bridesmaids are taking over the internet with their stunningly natural bridal looks in a set of wedding photos being shared online. Nakyia Whitty, 27, and Javonte Davis, 26, of Houston, Texas, were recently wed in a beautiful beach ceremony surrounded by their friends and family after four

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Black Woman Disappointed by White Male Stylist in Minneapolis Who Called her Natural Hair ‘an Animal That Can’t Be Tamed’

As a black woman who has had natural hair for over 20 years, I understand how hard it is to find a salon that actually has stylists who know what they’re doing. When I went natural in 1994, there were hardly any salons that specialized in natural hair, and I

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