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Changing women and the Big Chop, Dutch Diaspora Films

On November 3rd, I had the honor to moderate a panel at DBUFF, the Da Bounce Urban Film Festival in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. DBUFF, celebrating its 5th anniversary, featured 35 movies from Black directors. One weekend long an audience could enjoy a wide variety of films from Hollywood to independent productions covering themes from racism …

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Local Entrepreneur Celebrates 15 Years In Bedford-Stuyvesant With Grand Re-Opening Celebration

Brooklyn, New York — August 8, 2018 — On August 18, 2018 Locks of Nu Natural Hair Spa will celebrate 15 years of service with a free community celebration. This celebration not only marks a milestone anniversary but also celebrates the salon’s grand re-opening since its recent move into a larger space that mirrors the …

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Council Member Jumaane Williams

Council Member Williams supports BAD Hair Uprooted

Elected official Jumaane Williams, a supporter of equal hair rights, has taken this a bit further and has put his weight and image behind the Shooting-for-Justice exhibition. The New York City Council Member, who has dreadlocks and represents the people of the 45th District in Brooklyn, is featured in BAD HAIR Uprooted, an exhibition that …

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Bantu Out on Braid Locs

Bantus on Braid locs

Another way to style natural hair is to put your coily strands in Bantu Knots. The beauty about these African hair bumps is that not only are they a style in and on itself, they work for all hair types and if you take them out you have just another fabulous style.