Black & Natural – A Special SectionJun 01, 2022 06:00AM ● By Paul Chen
Presented in Partnership with Sevananda Natural Foods Market, Natural Living International, Grand Tressa and Taliah Waajid.From the big afros of activists like Angela Davis during the Black Power Movement of the 1970s to the dreadlocks popularized by Bob Marley in the ‘80s, natural hair for Black people can make a powerful statement. But is natural hair about more than activism, cultural pride or fashion? Does it also make a difference to one’s health?
We've done a three-article deep dive into the topic! What follows are links to those articles. The fourth and last link is to editor Trish Ahjel Roberts' reflections on her own hair experience.
In a 2018 study of Black hair-care products by the Silent Springs Institute, it was discovered that 80 percent of the 18 products tested contained high levels of chemicals that affect the... Read More »
We've produced two previous special sections on African American issues. What follows are the links to landing pages of those special sections.