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A Painful Paradox: The Case for Reclaiming the Black Beauty Supply

Black employees at non-Black–owned beauty-supply stores report being restricted.

“Hot Comb” Uplifts Black Women by Their Roots

All Black women haven’t experienced the trauma captured in Hot Comb, but there are still broad strokes that all Black women have either shared in intimate dialogues with our friends and family. Read more »

Some of Us Are Brave: Killing the Mammy Myth: SheaMoisture Needs a Reminder that Black Women Built Its Success

The Mammy myth that casts Black women as faithful servants is about four centuries past its expiration date. Too many Black women have already starved our needs and desires trying to serve people, organizations, communities and businesses who will not serve us. Read more »