Haircuts; An Exercise in Letting Go

I’ve been wearing my hair in its natural state for the last 5 years. Hands down it is one of the best decisions I ever made. Sure it was a bit rocky at first, transitioning from relaxed hair but it was a process and a journey to learning my hair texture and loving my hair. […]

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Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina Inspires Women to Love Who they are Naturally

On Saturday, April 16th, the stage at Midlands Technical College welcomed the contestants of the 3rd Annual Miss Naturally Crowned Hair Pageant. The 9 beautiful contestants impressed the judges with their introduction, career wear and formal wear. In the end, Monae Bispham, Claflin University Alum took the crown, with 1st runner-up Erika Owens, and 2nd […]

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Meet the Contestants of the 2016 Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina Natural Hair Pageant

Saturday April 2, 2016, The trailblazing ladies behind the pageant Jessica Boyd and Maureen Ochola hosted a Meet and Greet for the 2016 Contestants of Miss Naturally Crowned Carolina, South Carolina’s First Natural Hair Beauty Pageant. At a cute eye-wear shop, Frame of Mind, located in West Columbia, South Carolina, Fans of the pageant were […]

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3 More Reasons to Love Amandla Stenberg

Amandla Stenberg has been working with Teen Vogue to create a series of webisodes tackling issues of racism and misrepresentation of African-American Peoples. The most recent webisode is titled “Things Black Girls are Tired of Hearing”. In this short video, Amandla along with several black artists, creatives and activists explain true meanings behind statements like “you’re […]

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#iLoveMyRoots

Most black women wearing natural hair will admit that the decision to go natural came out a self realization to finally appreciate their natural curls. As a young girl, I had many dolls and spent lots of time playing with my dolls but only a few of my dolls were black. Of the dolls I […]

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