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History of Events

Going-Natural.com has a rich history of sourcing news from the Natural Hair world. Even before the site was launched in 2004, long before there were blogs and Facebook, we published the latest hairstyles, covered Natural Hair Shows and wrote about the politics of Black hair on our first site Kroeshaar.com.

Braid locs in Natural Hair

It’s here: BAD Hair Uprooted the Untold History of Black Follicles

Choosing the best images after shooting natural hairstyles for over a decade is a close to impossible task. Yet I gave it a try. With a little bit of help from a future curator, who has a trained eye when it comes to photography, I think I selected the best portraits to picture natural hair …

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Judges on Black History Challenge

Feedback from Dajuan Jones Professional photograper and owner of www.dajuanjones.com|twitter.com/InHisImagePhoto| dajuan @ dajuanjones (dot) com Angela C. Kirkendoll I found your style choices interesting. I loved the choice to use black & white images for your flapper representation. I was a little conflicted with the straight haired look, but that reflects our history (as painful …

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Lurie's Dense Afro

The White House Fro; Striking; illuminating Natural Beauty, Brains and History

Inspired by his race for the White House, Going-Natural.com offered President Obama the centerpiece of its exhibition “The Pursuit of Nappiness” as a gift for his birthday last year. The colorful framed portrait, chosen as a favorite during the exposition at the Casa Frela Gallery in Manhattan, shows a beautiful woman with a cheerful smile …

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