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9.26.18

Are Black Parents Partly Culpable in their Daughters' Hair Struggle?

Netflix's 'Nappily Ever After' dares to ask, and the answer is finally yes.

9.24.18

Does Black Power Have an Artistic Aesthetic?

The Brooklyn Museum's new Soul of a Nation exhibit shows how artists of the era grappled with the timeless question.

12.10.14

Afro Hair Is Not a Joke, It's A Powerful Mode of Self-Expression

And the black barbershop is where it all takes shape.

8.20.14

Italian Club Culture Pioneer Beppe Loda Has Played More Parties and Mixed More Genres Than Jesus

The legendary DJ Beppe Loda talks about his 40 years of changing club culture.

10.29.12

Ever Been Made to Feel That Your Afro Is Unprofessional?

"My mum said that the only people in Nigeria with dreadlocks are crazy bush-dwellers."

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