President Obama speaks out on how our culture has affected black women and the beauty standards they currently face.

Yet, 81 percent of Black women don't seek medical attention and treatment for their alopecia.


No, they're not "boxer braids."

Jazmine Sullivan, Jordin Sparks, Andra Day, & other celebrities get together for this funny PSA about an important injustice black women face….our edges. If you need a little laugh today this video might do the trick. #SAVETHEEDGES  

The photo, which has since been taken down, was flooded with negative and racist comments about Lagum's natural pout.

"It's not about us," Claudette Gayles said. "It's about the kids and giving back because in our mind, the kids are our future."


Screw the rules of discrimination. And to hell with the rules of accountability.


The Bournemouth University graduate got a wake-up call from her potential employer, who contacted her via email and said she could not work for them unless she was willing to change her braided hairstyle.

Woodlands Elite Cheer removed 11-year-old Makayla Fallaw from their roster for refusing to straighten her hair. Jenny Fallaw said her daughter joined the team in April and was never told until recently to straighten her hair for competitions.