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This new initiative is working towards ending hair discrimination

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

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

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

Latest Stories

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

There’s a reason why hair is such an integral part of Black history and heritage.

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Sagal Mohammed
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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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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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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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“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.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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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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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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Beauty

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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Hanna Ibraheem
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Beauty

“How I learned to accept and love my braids”

One woman opens up about learning to embrace her hair.

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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.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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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.

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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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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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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.

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Soraya Bouazzaoui
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Beauty

The best afro hair salons in the UK

Because any old high street salon just won't do

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Imani Cottrell
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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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Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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This is the new chapter of the black hair industry, and it’s pretty powerful

This could change the beauty landscape forever

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Elena Chabo
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California’s Crown Act proves natural hair discrimination has no place in 2019

The new legislation explicitly bars discrimination against Black hairstyles.

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Serena Williams braiding her daughter’s hair is so much more than just “really cute”

Williams told the history of braiding and bonding.

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