From the Root

It's not "just" hair

Welcome to From the Root, a blog aiming towards celebration of natural hair and Black culture while discussing racial and gendered issues 

April 11, 2019

Jordan Peele’s black thriller phenomenon, “Us,” is making a new and unanticipated mark on film. The enticing trailer introduces a black family innocently en route to a vacation spot. But the vacation does not go to plan as the family is faced with their worst nightmare...

September 22, 2018

I remember reading on twitter "black girls attribute so much value and self-worth to their hair, maintaining it, controlling it, styling it that when I see a black girl that just shaves it all off I KNOW that's a bad b*tch" and wow, I've never read truer words. Recentl...

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