The man at the opera tells me I'm disgusting, but in a lot of ways, he's lucky. There is no moisture in the air. I slept the night before in braids. It's a matinee, so I'm holding a very strong day vibe: more Tracee Ellis-Ross in Black-ish than Diana Ross's 1983 Central Park performance. My hair is being tame for my…
This week, Tyra henchman/runway coach extraordinaire Miss J. Alexander stopped by the Hue-Man Bookstore to promote his book. He talked about being the seventh of ten children, coming out, and the son he had with a French lesbian.
The National Board of Review's list of the top ten best films snubbed Precious , though Gabourey Sidibe did snag a "Breakthrough Performance By an Actress" award. This traditionally means something for its Oscar chances. Or um, it might not.
"[I]f you had bad hair, what did that say about you?" On Sunday, the Washington Post delved into the thorny ideas of hair politics, holding an open mic for African-American women to talk about their feelings on the subject.
Today on Oprah, Chris Rock discussed his documentary Good Hair, which investigates how black women treat—and feel about—their hair. He tried to explain weaves to white viewers, but they already learned all about that from Tyra and ANTM.
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"I couldn't believe how strong these relaxer chemicals were. And I've actually had them in my hair – I remember the burning. It would be against the Geneva conventions if they used this stuff at Guantanamo." [Elle (print edition)]
We've got two clips from the upcoming Chris Rock documentary Good Hair, and each one is from a different perspective:
The premise of the film came from Rock's own daughter, who asked him why she didn't have "good" hair. It looks like Rock talked to both men and women, celebrities and regular folks, for a spectrum of viewpoints. On question: Would any of the stunningly beautiful women in the clip — Salt N Pepa; Raven-Symone; Meagan…