inside ‘the hair appointment’, the salon-exhibition celebrating the beauty of black hairstyling
Josef Adamu, creative director and founder of Sunday School, brought to life his latest series through a salon-inspired exhibition with a “baby hair station”.
model jordun love recreates iconic black hairstyles from album covers
He pays tribute to artists like Janet Jackson, Prince, and Stevie Wonder.
jessica madavo’s striking portraits of black schoolgirls with natural hair
“Afro Project” is an optimistic response to the discrimination faced by South African schoolgirls with natural hair.
the radical politics behind afros
Examining the resonance of the natural 'do, from Angela Davis to Beyonce's Black Panthers.
a magical visit to susy's brooklyn braiding salon
i-D penciled in an appointment with Hair by Susy, located in Brooklyn's East New York neighborhood. The owner talked us through her unique, intricate takes on styles like bantu knots and the mambo.
william ukoh's photos capture the jubilant beauty of black hair
"With every project I do, the first thing I think is: Which black model can I cast in this role?"
5 african-german women on natural hair and cultural appropriation
What does hair have to do with self-acceptance? What needs to change to stop the pressure for women to have straight hair? We head to Berlin to talk confidence and cornrows in the German capital.
why it’s hard to wash away the shea moisture controversy
Featuring three white women, the black-owned company’s “break free from hair hate” commercial struck many in the black community as an insult.
white model apologizes after (unknowingly) appearing on the cover of 'blackhair'
'I believe this shoot is from when I was around 15 and didn't understand cultural appropriation or the impact it has on POC,' Emily Bador wrote on Instagram yesterday.
the weeknd had to explain to white people that he washes his hair
The politics of black hairstyles doesn't just concern women.
an iconic black hair brand is coming to sephora
America's favorite beauty store will carry a revived line of products inspired by the legacy of America's O.G. #girlboss.
meet the 21-year-old photographer exploring society's perceptions of the black body
Ronan McKenzie's new exhibition considers contemporary views on black sexuality, prejudices and power.