Dad and daughter need a little help in this super relatable clip from Matthew Cherry’s animated short “Hair Love” | AV Club

Shannon Miller, AV Club Image: Penguin Kids (YouTube). Featured Image Audiences who plan on checking out The Angry Birds Movie 2 in theaters this weekend will also get to watch “Hair Love,” the animated short film by filmmaker Matthew Cherry and executive-produced by Peter Ramsey (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) and Frank Abney (Toy Story 4). […]

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About Blackness, Africanness and When It’s Enough | Awesomely Luvvie

Luvvie Ajayi, Awesomely Luvvie Luvvie Ajayi DAMON DAHLEN, HUFFINGTON POST. Featured Image What is Blackness? Is it based on where you’re from? Is it based on your skin tone? Is it based on your heritage? Is it a lived experience? What is BLACKNESS? As someone whose Blackness was questioned loudly because of a question asked […]

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A local’s guide to Baltimore | The Washington Post

By Lisa Snowden-McCray + Photos by Andrew Mangum, The Washington Post People from Baltimore can be cagey about the way outsiders see their city. That’s the kind of thing that happens when you live in close proximity to your more moneyed, fancier cousin, Washington, D.C., or when you’re faced with the real tragedy of crime […]

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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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