Hair Equality

Hair Equality, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    8 historic Black hair moments to remember, from the 1700s to the present day

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    Why Pinterest’s new hair filter tool is such a game changer

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    The best afro hair salons in the UK

Latest Stories

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Hair

This new initiative is working towards ending hair discrimination

Did you know that 65% of Black British people have experienced hair discrimination?

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Hair

The UK has its first Black hair code to end discrimination in schools and workplaces

The Halo Code champions all Afro hairstyles.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Long Reads

“Why ‘the Brandy’ was the most significant hairstyle of the 90s”

“Her signature braids stood boldy in a sea of whiteness, at a time when ‘the Rachel’ was all the rage”

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Leah Sinclair
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Hair

This Channel 4 documentary brilliantly untangles the history and politics of Afro hair

Have you watched it yet?

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Hanna Ibraheem
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Good Hair: Charlotte Mensah’s expert guide for anyone embracing natural curls

Hair industry legend Charlotte Mensah has released her debut book.

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Beauty

The best Black-owned hair brands and the women behind them

Afro hair is finally getting the premium products it deserves – and these women are leading the charge.

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Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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Beauty

“How a lack of products for Black women has affected my relationship with make-up and my hair”

“Black women are constantly being told to be anyone other than themselves.”

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Kelle Salle
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Hair

Girl Free the Fro is the natural hair Instagram account we’ve been waiting for

It’s filled with advice on how to achieve healthier hair.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Hair

“A celebration of my natural hair and learning to style it myself”

How one woman's afro hair journey is finally reaching a place of comfort.

Posted by
Jazmin Kopotsha
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Hair

When is World Afro Day 2020? Here’s everything you need to know

We spoke to founder Michelle De Leon.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Beauty

Tiffany Haddish shaved her head on Instagram Live, and shared an empowering message

“Nothing is wrong with my brain, guys.”

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Hanna Ibraheem
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Today is National Crown Day in the US. Here’s why it’s important

It marks the one-year anniversary of the signing of the CROWN Act.

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Beauty

“How I learned to accept and love my braids”

One woman opens up about learning to embrace her hair.

Posted by
Basma Khalifa
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Beauty

What it‘s like to lose your hair to alopecia

Gina Atinuke Knight lost her hair due to post-traumatic stress.

Posted by
Hanna Ibraheem
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Life

Oscars 2020: true story behind this award-winning short film celebrating natural hair

You need to watch Hair Love, a true celebration of afro hair and black fathers.

Posted by
Elena Chabo
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People

People are comparing this congresswoman to a bald male cartoon character and it is absolutely not OK

Ayanna Pressley is trying to make peace with her alopecia diagnosis, so why are some people making it harder?

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Jessica Rapana
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People

Gabrielle Union urges women to call out workplace discrimination in powerful post

As questions continue over her firing from America's Got Talent, the actor says it’s important to speak out.

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Anna Brech
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Long Reads

Gabrielle Union was told her hair was “too black”. When will this racism end?

The star is alleged to have faced racist comments before being fired for her role as judge on America’s Got Talent.

Posted by
Soraya Bouazzaoui
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Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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“Canerows on the catwalk are a cop-out – why fashion needs to stop repeating the same hairstyles

'Diversity' needs to do better.

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Beauty

This is the new chapter of the black hair industry, and it’s pretty powerful

This could change the beauty landscape forever

Posted by
Elena Chabo
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