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Celebrating Black History also

Celebrating Black History Month with the Untold History of Black Follicles

With love for our history and endless stories to tell , we are pleased that you are celebrating Black History Month with us! Starting with Bad Hair Uprooted, the Untold History of Black Follicles, I like to present to you my photo book. Illustrated with pictures of amazing natural hairstyles and locs, it is a coffee table …

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Celebrating Hair diversity Law NYC

Celebrating New York City’s ban on hair discrimination to transborder – The Crown Act

Black people are the only human beings on planet earth who need to go to court to obtain the right to wear their god-given tresses natural. Locs, Afros, Cornrows, all perfectly natural styles for black hair as it grows out of follicles, are stigmatized to the point that they are declared unacceptable. Not only in the …

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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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Ebony Tynes; Dancer, Cosmetologist, Loctitian, about the Hair Show celebrating the 15th anniversary of Locks of Nu

Ebony Tynes,  owner and founder of Locks of Nu Natural Hair and Spa, is absolutely not your average woman. Even if you have a bit of an idea of what it takes to run, manage and own a natural hair salon, it would still just only be a fraction of what this smart, talented, multi-tasking …

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Locs vs Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks vs Locs, an intense debate about the origin & meaning

Locs vs Dreads : Hello there, I have been wearing my hair in natural styles for many, many years.  I am 72 now.  One reference to the style of wearing LOCS always feels insulting.  My hair is not DREADful, so why do WE continue to call it so?  DREAD LOCS was originally referring to black …

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Going Natural at the Roc A Natural Expo

With Going Natural at the Roc A Natural Expo on Mother’s Day

Overall the Roc A Natural Expo is a great concept because more than just natural hair, it has wellness and health incorporated.The space was beautiful. One of the best locations I have seen were a natural hair expo was hosted. A nice spacious building with high ceilings and lots of light nearly everywhere. That was …

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My Wakanda hairstyle

The #BlackPanther #WakandaHairstyles is worth the Challenge

Did you know that all the hairstyles in the Black Panther film are natural? Hairstylist Camille Friend the visionary behind the fabulous hairdos rocked in Wakanda was really firm about keeping it natural and I for one are thankful for that. More than thankful, I am inspired and that is why I call for the #BlackPantherharstylechallenge calling for everyone …

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