Is Black Hair Back in Business?

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I was having a conversation with a colleague when she discussed her personal experience having to own and defend thick, illustrious textured hair, otherwise known as Black hair. Many times she found that individuals who were not Black grew strongly interested in her lioness mane.  And we can only expect the next question to be, “Can I touch it?” Even …

No Color on the Runway

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The fashion industry is successful in creating and marketing unique trends that can appeal to consumers from all walks of life. Unfortunately, the fashion industry is also known for its lack of diversity in the representation of models of color, particularly that of Afrikan-Americans. The underrepresentation of Afrikan American models in the growing fashion industry is gaining widespread attention in …

Can I Touch Your Hair?

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Hair is an important aspect of Black culture. Used largely as a means of expression, its just one of many things that sets us apart from other ethnic groups. Our tresses are naturally adaptable to a wide range of styles that vary just as much as our personalities. From sweet and playful twist to bold and captivating Poetic Justice braids, …