Organic pretenders: hair care products that are not from Mother Nature

Whether due to skin or scalp irritation or greater consciousness about the potential dangers of some chemicals, more and more black women are seeking out organic products for their hair, and cosmetics companies are blatantly exploiting this demand by misrepresenting their products through deceptive marketing strategies. According to French hair and beauty products company L’Oréal,…

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Book Review: Nigger for Life by Neal Hall, M.D

Nigger for Life is an insightful anthology of poems that both document and articulate Hall’s experience as a black man in the U.S and in an uncompromising and unapologetic style of delivery, asserts that you cannot escape the confines of race, hence the title of the book. When I first glanced at the book’s cover…

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