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Military to ease up on hairstyle policy after complaints of discrimination from black recruits

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:09 am August 15, 2014 The United States military is easing up on its hairstyle requirements to allow more styles that are popular with black women. The changes come in response to criticism from black service members and lawmakers that black recruits had been treated unfairly by the new restrictions. 

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Rihanna’s Doobie hairstyle steals show

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:03 pm November 25, 2013 While Rihanna was busy making history as the first recipient of the American Music Awards first-ever Icon award, many people couldn’t help but notice her hair. The star, showed up to this year’s music ceremony with her hair wrapped, and per usual, Twitter was on fire.

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VIDEO: Janelle Monåe | The Return of Artistry in R&B, Soul, & Hip Hop

By RASHAD SMITH @RadicalENT 8:33 pm May 3, 2013 Janelle Monae has been on the scene for a brief minute. Clearly, she’s here to stay! Monae’s style is equivalent to an equinoctial point. In other words, she’s distinctive in fashion, beauty, and music and there’s no one like her. If so, they too are very rare, appearing […]

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Girl Power: The Smith’s Advice

Willow Smith’s wild style has many criticizing the Smith’s parenting skills. Jada Pinkett-Smith says its healthy self-expression for a young girl. What do you think of all the hoopla surrounding Willow’s style?

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Hampton University Business School Dean Bans Cornrows and Dreadlocks

Hampton University has banned some of it’s male business students from wearing dreadlocks or cornrows. Sid Credle, dean of Hampton’s business school, maintains that such hairstyles prevent students from securing employment once they graduate. What do you think?

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Style Wars: Not Graffiti But Hipster Takeover

By Keantre Malone 2:00 pm April 10, 2012 Style, or the way we construct our dress, seems capable to achieve political goals—equal to the power of protests. Speaking from experience, I did not know that my clothes upset the authority figures. Since my professor claimed that I was funny-looking last night, I’ve found a complement […]

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