Tag: Black Hair



A tale of two Black hairstyles

by Michaela Angela Davis (CNN) — Hair in the Black community is like a religion, resplendent with ritual, devotion, mythology, metaphor, plenty of pomp and circumstance. Black hair arguably is one of the quickest indicators of ethnicity, ethos and sometimes, politics. This past week, two very different children found their very different “ethnic” hairstyles in the spotlight on two very different political stages.



Lifestyles Report…The long and short of it

The world’s problems are normally solved at the hair salon. On a recent visit to the beauty parlor I got into a good debate about the hair of some very famous people. It is so amazing that hair has always been such a concern to Black people: do we have good hair, nappy hair, real hair, hair weave or a wig?