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A casual look at the last year of superhero films reveals that the genre is in desperate need of revitalization. Outside of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, it was the weakest year for the genre since the first Avengers took the box office by storm. From The Flash, Ant-Man […] The post Why We Need More Black Superheroes On The Big Screen appeared first on NewsOne.

A restaurant in Toronto, Canada is facing backlash after a Black employee in training was sent home because of her natural locks. CBC News reports that Akua Agyemfra’s encounter with her manager at Jack Astor’s happened on her third day of training, when she wore her hair in a bun. The 20-year-old was hired on the […]

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[UPDATE] Bossip  reports tonight that the private christian school that Vanessa VanDyke attends has decided against expelling her because of her hair after the public backlash against them. This is unbelievable! According to WKMG, Vanessa VanDyke an Orlando, Florida 12-year-old little girl of African American descent was told that her natural hair was too distracting and that […]

Black women’s hair is a subject that is both personal and political.  With the rise of the natural hair movement,  how we choose to style our tresses has been a hot topic resulting in never ending passionate debates from both sides.  Antonia Opiah, founder of Un-ruly.com, a black hair website,  hosted a controversial outdoor exhibit […]

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Oprah Winfrey lets her hair down literally for the September 2012 cover of  O Magazine. The Queen of All Media shows off her gorgeous ‘fro, wearing her hair in all its natural glory for the first time on the cover: Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook to stay updated with the latest entertainment news and original interviews! […]

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Life isn’t easy for a black woman, even if you’re Beyonce’s little sister.  Solange Knowles,who chopped off her long tresses back in 2009 and has rocked a series of ‘fros and braids, no longer wants to be the spokesperson for natural haired black women around the world.  After stumbling on a Tumblr page both praising […]

Dearest Viola, Tomorrow night promises to be the biggest night of your career.  The world waits with bated breath to see if you walk away victorious in your showdown against Meryl Streep for the Best Actress Oscar.  It’s been a helluva journey; you’ve been grinding away in this business for almost 20 years, and finally […]

Black women, rejoice! Finally, a movie that celebrates the beauty of our skin, our curves and our natural hair.  In the hit film PARIAH, there’s not a relaxer, wig or 14 inch Remi Indian weave in sight.  In a society that exalts the Eurocentric standard of beauty (long straight hair, light skin, rail thin bodies),  […]