We caught up with Marsha Ambrosius for a quick chat about her journey and love for hair.
Leaders like Rep. Rena Moran have hit the ground running with legislation that addresses the needs of people of color.
Peace, goodwill, and good tidings this holiday season were interrupted by the outrageous violation and public humiliation of a Black New Jersey high school wrestler.
The two sisters used to get their hair done every week by their mother who used ingredients pulled straight from their South Carolina farm.
This week: Nicole Pillow shares how she learned to embrace her curls. While growing up as a biracial child in the ’70s here in Minnesota, my head of natural curls was in no way celebrated — in fact, my hair became a seed of insecurity planted at a young age. Many of my peers had […]
National Hair Stylist Appreciation Day is April 30. In honor of the occasion, see Sheletta Brundidge’s contribution below, and look for more “hair stories” in coming days on the MSR. There is nothing I love more than being in a Black beauty shop with my sisters. The fresh smell of perm and conditioner coupled with honest […]
Few things, on the face of it, are more innocuous than the hair on one’s head. However, so far as social issues go, the hair on a Black woman’s head is far from an idle consideration. Indeed, reaction thereto can be subtle, yet far-reaching discrimination. All one needs to verify this is to note that there […]
Let’s face it — hair can often be a part of our personal and cultural identity. The number of hair styles, processes, and hair care treatments are as varied as we are as a people. Additionally, we must constantly keep in mind factors like weather, travel, and athletic activities that can affect our chosen style. […]
On July 11, over 200 Sister Spokesman attendees gathered for Sister Spokesman: “Loving Your Hair” at The Minnesota History Center in St. Paul. The event showcased the diverse styling and care expertise from local hair stylists with a hair show, a Q&A, games and prizes, and a special performance by local singing sensation Ashley DuBose. See colorful photo highlights by photographer Steve Floyd.