| May 28, 2014
| 2:13 PM
The pioneering, multi-talented artist and civil rights advocate Maya Angelou, who died Wednesday at age 86, is best known as a prolific poet and memoirist. But over the course of her freewheeling life, which included stints as a dancer, singer,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:41 AM
A highlight of this year's Black Harvest Film Festival (which begins this weekend and continues throughout the month) will likely be an early look at one of the most anticipated documentaries of the year: "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley."
| Oct 31, 2010
A year ago, Chris Rock's "Good Hair" hit theaters, examining the historically complicated relationship many African Americans have had with their hair.
Now two new videos are rocking YouTube with the idea that times have changed: African American hair ...
| Oct 9, 2009
Hair -- short, long, curly, straight -- if it happens to be on a woman's head, those tresses come with issues; roots buried deep in the complicated corner of the brain where self-esteem lives.
If it is "black" hair -- as in ethnic -- there are many...
| Sep 21, 2009
| 11:11 AM
Sunday, November 1
Afriware Book Store
266 W. Lake St.
To purchase a copy of the book:
Thank God I'm Natural--The Ultimate Guide to Caring for and Maintaining Natural Hair
5 Myths about Natural Hair
| Oct 9, 2009
| 7:19 AM
2/3 cover centerpiece: tc-home-black-1012-1018 (TRIB) black walls are the latest trend, QA with House Beautiful editor Stephen Drucker, tips from Apartment Therapy founder Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan on how to DIY black
3x6 cover: sub LAT twist...
| Oct 23, 2009
Like the titular follicles this documentary surveys, Good Hair is a bit all over the place. It's about black women trying to achieve "European" standards of beauty, about the way black men feel such "unnatural" hair keeps them at a distance, the loaded...