Bush Doctor Makes The Cut For Five Decades

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For Black men the place for logic and social commentary has often been the barber shop.  Great debates of sports, politics and life have been passionately discussed, and...

Men’s Self-Care in Baltimore

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Staff Randy Lewis can’t say for certain when the new trend of men’s self-care took off, but he’s loving  being in front of it. “I always took care of myself, always...

Documentary Shows An Old Profession In A New Way

By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Last year D.C. made the news when the Economic Policy Institute released a report that stated that unemployment for African Americans in the District was the highest in the...

Holiday Hair 2018

By Lashuan Noakes, Special to the AFRO Beyond gift lists, travel plans and family issues, the eternal question for women around the holidays is, “What do I do with my hair?” For many women their mane can...

Meet Lewis T. Powell, Award-winning Actor/Director, Celebrity Master Barber

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Lewis T. Powell is a celebrated celebrity master barber, award-winning actor, director, producer, and screen writer. Marking his 15th year in Hollywood Lewis, originally a native of Washington, DC and a...

Naturalista Expo Debunks Myths About Natural Hair

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO What do you need to use to moisturize your natural hair? Oil or water? To hear natural hair experts Tonia Butler and Shannon Davis tell it, the answer...

The Naturalista Expo Is Serving Self Care For The Busy Black Woman

By Christina Sturdivant Sani, Special to the AFRO Angela Walker is a busy woman. But the 30-year-old mother, entrepreneur, and natural hair care guru is committed to self care—from her tresses to her toes. Ever evolving, Walker is...

Black Girl’s Hair Extension Lawsuit Moved to Federal Court

The Associated Press A Catholic school in Louisiana and the Archdiocese of New Orleans have moved a lawsuit regarding the school's policy forbidding hair extensions to federal court. The New Orleans Advocate reports attorneys for the...

Black 6th-Grader Might Return to School after Flap over Hairstyle

By Kevin McGill, The Associated Press The sixth-grader who tearfully left a New Orleans area Catholic school after she was told her hair extensions violated its policy might soon return to classes there, her attorney and school...

Step into Who You Are – Embrace and Love Your Natural Hair

Natural hair has never been so popular and so empowering. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the 1960’s slogan “Black is Beautiful” and the electrified and somewhat defiant political jolt it created - those...

Black Hair Is Not a Trend for White Consumption

As much as I love the pool, growing up I always dreaded swimming. Because of my thick kinky hair, a field trip to the pool meant that my mom was going to spend hours...
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