Being a true emo was all about the quest for a ghostly pallor and black role models within the scene were near on impossible to come by.
When I was 15, one of my white friends in Edinburgh, where I grew up, convinced me to go to her regular hairdressers, as there were only three black hairdressers in the whole of the city and they were all over an hour’s walk away. “It’ll be fine,” she assured me. “I bet they’ll do a
There is so much discussion on black hair, but when will start to have honest conversations about the underpayment of black hairdressers?
The epic transformation of the black hair and beauty industry. Black hair is a big deal – culturally and economically. Black women are estimated to spend around six times more on haircare than other women…
The real reasons the U.S. became less racist toward Asian Americans
Meghan Markle, US actor, star of the TV show Suits and girlfriend to Prince Harry, has recently spoken out about the difficulties involved with being categorised as “ethnically ambiguous”. She explained that casting directors were often bamboozled, wondering whether she was “Latina”, “Sephardic” or “exotic Caucasian”.