Destiny Harris, a promising young business owner, was killed in Baltimore at the age of 21. Her family members say she “feared for her life” prior to her murder, as she had previously been threatened, robbed and physically attacked in her place of business.
According to recent reports, actress Gabrielle Union was allegedly told by “America’s Got Talent” producers that her hairstyles were “too black” and changed too often. While the matter is currently under investigation by SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists), Black women and girls at every level face hair discrimination.
LET’S TALK HAIR will screen at the New York City TV Festival. NYCTVF, affiliated with the East Hampton TV Festival, is based on midtown Manhattan and the films will be showcased at the DOLBY Screening Room, 1350 Sixth Avenue, off 55th St, New York, NY 10019. On Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – Let’s Talk […]
According to WGN-TV in Chicago, Sally Hazelgrove, head of The Crushers Club, a Chicago non-profit supported by NFL and Roc Nation, recently sparked outrage after being pictured cutting the dreadlocks off two black teenagers for “a better life.”
The upcoming documentary ‘Black Girl Church’ may just be the homage to our shared hair journey that we’ve always needed. Described as a project that “started off as a love letter to black girls, one of our safe spaces and the creativity that comes out of a place that is all our own,” the film […]
This week, we’re celebrating a victory for human dignity and the right of people of African descent to wear their hair texture in public. According to their press release, the New York City Commission on Human Rights has released “new legal enforcement guidance that defines discrimination on the basis of natural hair and hairstyles, which […]
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