April 3, 2013
This week on the Confab: Join Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris as she chats with Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta and the Tampa Bay Times' Joel Anderson about The Root's March Movie Madness upsets and Atlanta's standardized-testing scandal. Plus: A public service announcement on black women and natural hair.
by Stacy-Ann Ellis onDecember 19, 2012
From YOLO to Chrihanna to Obama hate, some things are better off not seeing the new year.
October 5, 2012
The miracle "product" touted in this video isn't what you might think.
October 3, 2012
We're having a hard time getting worked up over this one.
by Ben Arogundade onJuly 18, 2012
Ben Arogundade, an author who has studied the ways in which black people's aesthetic values have fared throughout Western culture, proposes his own hair manifesto in a piece for the Huffington Post.
by Kimberly Walker onJune 15, 2012
Ebony's Kimberly Walker says that "hair police" attacks on Solange call for a reminder that you have the right to wear your hair however you want.
June 14, 2012
A priceless "Black Hair 101" lesson from Melissa Harris-Perry's MSNBC show.
July 25, 2011
From salon owners to Awkward Black Girl herself, women who wear their hair natural say they deal with the curious hands of strangers.
by Hayat Mohamed onApril 20, 2011
Today on Like This: A mailman gets caught leaving behind something unpleasant, four people are struck in a McDonald's parking lot, and a biracial girl's hair dilemma.
December 6, 2010
Bringing the beautiful, the brave and the absurd, "Hair GaGa 2010" reclaimed the fun side of black hair.
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His Morehouse gradation speech reignited the debate over his posture toward blacks.
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