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#TeamNatural at Carnival 2013- Rio de Janeiro

Hola Chicas, Remember my Brazilian adventure with the homie, Nina Silva? Well, they’re celebrating CARNIVAL and homegirl’s at the front of the line… the ‘Queen’, leading her group, Afro Zimbaue, and doing it with all the swag in the world. #GoGirl continue… Looks like my kinda party!  *Da da dada dada da da CIRCUS! Da …

Natural in London: Sharron’s HairStory

by Shelli of Hairscapades Who are you and from where do you hail? Hey all! I’m Sharron from London, England. What do you like most about your homeland? I think London is a great place to be in the summer … such a nice atmosphere being in the heart of London when the sun’s shining. …

Natural in London, England: Rella’s HairStory

by Shelli of Hairscapades  Who are you and from where do you hail? Hi! I’m Rella J. I was born and raised in London, England, but both my parents are Nigerian. I am a singer/songwriter/musician/university student/natural hair lover What do you like most about your homeland? I am a very proud Londoner. Mostly, I love …

Black in Berlin…

  Why My Natural Hair is Unnatural in Germany by Nicole of Nicoleisthenewblack.com Generally speaking, Afro-Europeans see my natural hair as something that needs to be fixed with perm or covered up with a wig and this kind of thinking frustrates me. Living in Berlin I can honestly say that I miss seeing women wear two …

Student Barred Because of her Hair & Clothes

by Marques Travae of Black Women of Brazil As you might have noticed by now, the topic of hair in Brazil continues to be a hot topic that sparks debate and controversy; especially if it is dealing with black women’s hair. If you’ve followed the posts on my blog, you will remember that we covered …

The Curly-Haired Ones- Iranian Curly Group

On January 21st, in Tehran’s Mellat Park, curly haired Iranians gathered in celebration of their glorious tresses. They called it The Day We Had Fun. Jennifer, a CN reader, wrote in and shared the links with us a couple of weeks ago. I, like many of you, was intrigued, and did a bit of follow-up …