These Extraordinary Shirts Define Black Pride | Buzzfeed

Treye Green, Buzzfeed Naomi Wadler talks about gun violence at a Smithsonian Institution event on December 7. (Erin Schaff; Lily illustration), Featured Image We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — […]

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Employers have no business policing black people’s natural hairstyles | Los Angeles Times

THE TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD, Los Angeles Times Black people have a fraught and painful history with hair. In particular, black women with textured, tightly curled or kinky hair have spent exorbitant amounts of time and money torturing it into straightness with chemicals and flat irons to fit a white standard of beauty that magazines have […]

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Obamas to Produce Slate of Films for Netflix | The Washington Informer

WI Web Staff, The Washington Informer Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrive at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, Illinois in 2017. (Jim Young/AFP/Getty Images), Featured Image Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions is producing for release on Netflix a feature film adaptation of author […]

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Discrimination against natural hair motivates Atlanta stylist to create hair care brand | Black Press USA

Sierra Porter, Black Press USA When Atlanta natural hair stylist Chimere Faulk heard about Chasity Jones’ discrimination case, and similar stories, it moved her to create her natural hair care brand Dr. Locs. African American hairstyles have been a huge topic of debate in corporate America for a long time. Not only have there been […]

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Nipsey Hussle’s dreams were bigger than hip-hop | Los Angeles Times

Gerrick D. Kennedy, Los Angeles Times Ermias Davidson Asghedom aka Nipsey Hussle, December 2018 (Prince Williams/Wireimage), Featured Image A banner of Nipsey Hussle is stretched across an exterior of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall. It has been there for most of the year and is easy to spot if you’re cruising down the uneven stretch […]

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