Curl Daze

Curl Daze

Click Read More/Comment or featured picture for additional pictures. With over 200 natural women in attendance at Stash Lounge in NY on May 17th for Curl Daze, a natural hair celebration, this meetup colored outside lines and felt more like an indoor block party then the normalcy of some natural hair meetups. Cordially invited by(…)

Natural or Not?

Natural or Not?

Are you still considered natural if your wear, a weave, extensions or wigs? Many say yes, since a large number of women are natural under their curly hats or accessories while others say no. Some individuals see natural hair as not just the physical state but as an inner change, a deeper meaning of self-evolving while others see just(…)

Halo

Halo

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. The earthly version of Heaven’s Halo…the FRO! Photos via f-u-c-k-i-n-g–n-a-t-u-r-a-l tumblr, blkgirlsrock tumblr, fuckyeahcurlscurlscurl tumblr and everybodydiesss.blogspot.  

New York Times: A Very Fine Line

New York Times: A Very Fine Line

Click Read More/Comment for additional picture. “I DIDN’T actually decide to do the whole room at first,” said Shantell Martin, contemplating the freestyle line drawings that cover all four walls and the ceiling of the room she rents in Brooklyn. Initially, she said, she planned to limit herself to part of one wall, a section(…)

9 Tips for New Naturals

9 Tips for New Naturals

As a new natural you are about to embark on an exciting journey with as many twists and turns as a rollercoaster that never ends but as exciting as this journey is the path can also be a frustrating one! Below are 9 helpful tips that I have found to be valuable in the journey(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 9 Proven Ways to Meet Someone New

Modern Day Matchmaker: 9 Proven Ways to Meet Someone New

Via Essence 9 Proven Ways to Meet Someone New by Paul C. Brunson Everyday I schedule an hour to respond to questions on Twitter and Facebook. It’s a very interesting part of my day because I never know what I’ll be asked. The questions range from what you would imagine is typical: “Do all men(…)

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian

This month we shared out collaboration with American Express  and the National Trust for Historic Preservation as blog ambassadors, for an exciting program dubbed Partners in Preservation, an initiative that grants rewards for the preservation of historic landmarks, buildings and monuments across the country. This year New York was announced as the official 2012 grantee with(…)

My Natural Hair Style Icon Interview from Black Girl Long Hair

My Natural Hair Style Icon Interview from Black Girl Long Hair

Photographer: J Quazi King Introduce yourself! N: My name is Nikisha. I’ve been living in Brooklyn since age 3, but I was born in Toronto, Canada. I’m a teacher and co-founder of the online publication UrbanBushBabes.  Why did you make the decision to go natural? N: I got tired of conforming to fit in. I(…)