The Weeknd clowned hard on Twitter for radical hairstyle change (photos)

For urbanites, the most shocking aspect of the Toronto International Film Festival was not any particular movie or some gaffe on the red carpet, but the debut of the new hairstyle and look rocked by R&B crooner, The Weeknd.  The court of public opinion has returned its verdict and they rendered the “I Can’t Feel […]

Keesha Boyd of Comcast shares how Afro, CLEO TV will change television culture

Keesha Boyd understands what it takes to create great television. As the executive director, multicultural services at Comcast Cable, Boyd works to bring more diverse voices and images to the forefront in the television landscape.  In January 2019, Comcast will launch Afro and CLEO TV, both of which will provide quality entertainment that highlights and features […]

Dr. Clyde Wilson Pickett wants to close the opportunity gap and regrow his Afro

Dr. Clyde Wilson Pickett is the chief diversity officer for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, or simply Minnesota State. He has nearly two decades of experience in higher education leadership at both public and private universities. Dr. Pickett completed his B.S. degree in agricultural economics at the University of Kentucky and his M. Ed […]

Candace shares her natural hair journey

“I really wanted to embrace my natural beauty and really be able to represent Black women in corporate America without changing the way we look to assimilate to other cultures.”

Keena shares her natural hair journey

Why did you decide to go natural? I wanted to have healthy hair. I’ve had a long, strenuous journey with the “creamy crack” [relaxer] and going natural was [an alternative]. First of all, I did my research and my mother actually is a hairstylist and she does natural hair, but not as much … but […]

Ginne shares her natural hair journey

“I am natural because I think that’s what I intended to do, it’s the thing that really works for me. It’s what looks the best, feels the best.”

Cassiopeia shares her natural hair journey

“I am natural because I am God because I am African because how I was made is how I’m supposed to be so I don’t need to chemically alter it or make it better than because it was best the way it came out.”

ReeAnna shares her natural hair journey

“I decided to go natural to strengthen my hair. After over 20 years of having relaxed hair, my hair has suffered from breakage along with other issues; so going natural was the only way of saving my hair.”

Sisters with naturals at ONE Music Fest 2014: The queendom grows

There was a time when not one month could go by without me slapping a full kit of white, creamy toxic hair relaxer on my innocent, brown and stressed out scalp. It was tiring, methodical work that made me a scientist, mathematician, doctor and hairdresser before the kitchen sink. While the boxes insisted I wait six […]

Kelly Rowland’s New Hairdo (Photos)

Kelly Rowland Rocks an Afro Kelly Rowland, 31, channels her inner Chaka Khan during a concert in Beijing, banishing her normal girl-next-door persona. Check her out.

Prince’s and Oprah’s Afros: Celebrities With the Best Natural Looks

Let the debate begin: Prince unveiled the new “baby ‘fro” — referred to as such by The Roots’ Questlove — along with some bright yellow pants and a black leather jacket while appearing on “The View.” The Purple Rain creator’s look while coincides with his usual avant-garde style. But how did Prince’s new millennium Afro look to […]

Prince and Other Men With Crazy Hairdos

Enigmatic music icon Prince made a rare TV appearance on Sept. 17 when he was interviewed by the ladies of “The View.” And though the simple act of giving an interview was enough to get the people talking, all anyone seemed to talk about was Prince’s rather surprising new hairdo. For years, Prince has been […]

Esperanza Spalding: A Natural Beauty

Esperanza Spalding is a beautiful person inside and out. From the moment I laid eyes on her I was intrigued by her style and the way she carried herself. Her music is a breath of fresh air. Spalding is a great role model for young women and whether you’ve never heard her music, or heard […]

Nivea Ad Calls Afros Uncivilized; Black Media Execs, Public React

The year 2011 is shaping up to be The Year That Madison Avenue Suckerpunched Black America. On the heels of an offensive Summer’s Eve campaign that featured a talking vagina using the colloquial vernacular of a stereotypical urban-based African American female, skin care company Nivea has added to the heat with an offensive campaign of […]

Amber Rose Channels Her ‘Inner Beyoncé’ with New Curly Fro Hair-Do

Amberrrr Alert! So apparently Amber Rose has been channeling Beyoncé and Rihanna lately. The voluptuous model, ex-girl of Kanye West and current girlfriend of rapper Wiz Khalifa was barely recognizable when she stepped out in Atlantic City rocking a curly strawberry blond lace-front wig (peep the edges) lol. Anyway our dearest Amber covered up her […]