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Black Hair Goes to School (Again)

  So one of my students came to school today with her hair full of knots, lent [sic], and ridiculously tangled. It looked like it hand’t been touched the entire holiday break…so my classroom became a salon. The photo on the left is before and the right after . It just broke my heart so…

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White Girls Trying to Appropriate the Afro: Major Fail

It’s like you can’t let your guard down for one minute before some more hair drama explodes on the internets. The latest and most ridiculous? Apparently, somebody got the idea that the word “Afro” was the linguistic equivalent to “bad hair day” for White women. Like 400 years of Black history, Angela Davis, the entire…

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Hair Story Heads to Europe!

Black hair is everywhere and everyone has a hair story to tell. So with that in mind, we’ve decided to take our show on the road, across the pond. That’s right, Ayana Byrd and Lori Tharps are embarking on a three-city European Hair Story tour starting on July 2, 2014. We’re making stops in Paris,…

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The Hair Story Beauty Box is Here!

Love, Aunt Bonnie is more than a really smart beauty website. It is also, according to its founder Corey Huggins, our “modern day Beauty Godmother” who will guide women in their journey to knowing our beauty. Over here at Hair Story we couldn’t agree more. Love, Aunt Bonnie guided us to realizing what we are…