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Black Women Share Their Hair Stories ft. Amandla Stenberg

Some folks are still having trouble wrapping their brains around the fact that different races have different types of hair and, therefore, a naturally different hairstyle. It’s deeper than hair choices–being forced to adhere to white beauty standards takes a psychological toll on black women.  Amandla Stenberg (Hunger Games star and Teen Vogue cover model) recently invited Julia Sarr-Jamois,…

Rue from ‘Hunger Games’ Just Schooled Everybody on Cultural Appropriation

Remember Rue from Hunger Games? She’s 16 now, and for a high school history class Rue Amandla Stenberg created a video called “Don’t Cash Crop My Cornrows”, where she explains what exactly cultural appropriation is, how it’s enforced, and why it’s so detrimental. It’s a topic that’s often discussed but rarely this eloquently and even more…

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