afro
He’s tried telling kids, "Hey, you know, I'm not a petting zoo.” Nothing deters them from trying.
in

Feb 24, 2014 at 12:00pm | 446 comments

black hair
When is praise not really praise? Here's a hint: When you're a white man reminiscing about the good old days, when black people wore Afros. Yeah...no.
hair
As a Puerto Rican woman, I was pressured at a very young age to get a relaxer. Now I really love my hair because it part of me, you know, like a package deal.
afro
It lowkey breaks my heart to say this, but I’m not convinced that America is ready for a First Lady who wears her hair in all of its unfettered natural, highly textured glory.
beauty salons
In theory there’s nothing wrong with a “voluntarily” segregated hair salon market. In practice it’s different.
afro
Sometimes my big hair feels like a third wheel in my relationships -- especially when I'm cuddling.
afro
I've got my airport security routine down to a science. But on my last flight out of Chicago the female TSA agent gave me a somewhat apologetic look, reached for a pair of blue plastic gloves and said she'd have to "examine" my hair.
in

Oct 20, 2011 at 9:00am | 0 comments