April, 2015 Monthly archive

Amandla Stenberg: Don’t Cash Crop On My Cornrows

I just love this video and just had to share it with you. The Hunger Game’s 16-year-old Amandla Stenberg delivers a crash course on black culture with a fellow classmate for their history class. Her observance is not only very sharp and on point, but very well expressed. Is she really only 16?!

Watch and learn.



Press Release on Little Black Hair Book

The Hair Secrets of Dutch Afro’s

Going natural is currently one of the hottest trends in hair looks. Dutch celebs, as Sylvana Simons, and Hollywood VIPs alike, such as Solange Knowles and Lupita Nyong’o, the queen of the Teeny Weeny Fro (TWA), are part of a trend that has been going strong for a while.

While the wave of natural hair wearers has grown greatly in recent years, looks on the streets are still dominated by weaves, chemically treated hair, and straight hair styles. Is how one chooses their hair look just a matter of personal style or preference, or is there more to it?


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