Rachel Dolezal

When former NAACP president Rachel Dolezal spoke with NBC Today’s Matt Lauer about her transracial orientation on Tuesday, most viewers wondered how she got her Caucasian hair to behave like black hair. The answer is simpler than you thought.

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Rihanna steps out in NYC

It looks like Bajan singer Rihanna joined the Team Real Hair revolution. The 27-year-old singer stepped happily out of Tracie Martyn salon in NYC wearing a new hairdo! Rihanna apparently discarded her hair weave for her own dyed hair which she wore in a short bob. It must be nice to feel the wind blowing on her scalp for once. Rihanna styled herself in a mini skirt, boots and white t-shirt that says “School Kills”.
Photos: Splash News

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Zendaya at the 87th Annual Academy Awards

UPDATED with Kelly Osbourne’s response and Zendaya’s full statement below.

Mixed race actress/singer Zendaya Coleman did not take kindly to the offhand remarks made about her ethnic hairstyle which she wore on the red carpet at the Oscar Awards on Sunday. Zenday’s hairstyle combined her good hair with hair weave in a braided dreadlocks style made popular in America by the late reggae superstar Bob Marley and other Caribbean natives.

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wiz khalifa hat

Rapper Wiz Khalifa has had 2 weeks to reflect on his poor choices in women — particularly his failed marriage to well-known professional groupie Amber Rose. After spending time alone with their 7 month old son, Sebastian Taylor Thomaz, Wiz, 27, decided to make a drastic change in his life. Click the link below to see the dramatic results of his cleansing ritual.

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New Army Hair Regulations Racist, Petition Says

The military’s efforts to regulate unkempt Afrocentric hairstyles is drawing flack from natural hair enthusiasts.

The Army’s new regulations ban twists, cornrows and dreadlocks or dreads. The Army prepared a poster illustrated with photos of the banned hairstyles in an amendment to Army Regulation 670-1. The new rules go into effect on Monday.

TV One’s Roland Martin (“News One Now”) joined a panel of black female current and former soldiers to debate the Army’s ban on Afrocentric hairstyles.

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Kandi Burruss Tiny Harris

Former Xscape lead singer Tameka “Tiny” Harris revealed her real hair in New York today. Tiny grew tired of wearing cumbersome hair weave tracks and hair extensions. So she asked her stylist to cut and style her own healthy hair that grows from her scalp. Tiny has a beautiful head of hair, as evidenced by these photos she posted on her social media accounts.

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