Posts Tagged as "black"

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Black is Beautiful movement began. Both men and women stopped straightening their hair and wore afros to show that black hair was not inherently ugly. This style was also a representation of black beauty and was meant to eradicate the idea that black people had to live up to eurocentric standards.

Celebrating My Crown with Confidence & Compliments

Feb. 11, 2020 / By
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The journey to re-loving my natural hair.

Q&A: The Afrikan Restoration Project On ‘Respecting Our Elders Stories’

Jul. 13, 2018 / By
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A legendary locale hosts weekly workshops on cultural revival, "allowing the past to teach our youth."

Help Us Document the Rise in Hate Crimes

May. 12, 2017 / By
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Hate crimes are rising, but documenting them may help stop them.

Black Women Breaking Barriers in Medicine

Nov. 15, 2016 / By
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Did you know only 2 percent of all physicians are black women? See how they are breaking barriers in the medical field.