North West

While socialite Kim Kardashian recovered after giving birth to Saint West, her husband Kanye West took their 2-year-old daughter North West to Disneyland. Earlier in the day, Nori attended a private party with her aunt Kourtney Kardashian and her kids, Penelope, Reign and Mason Disick. Nori was dressed like a tomboy and she wore cute French braids in her hair. She brought flowers for the birthday kid, and she left the party with homemade gingerbread houses.

Photos: X17online.com

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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Alicia Keys Ribbon Cutting for 2014 International Toy Fair-NY

Songbird Alicia Keys kicked off The 2014 International New York Toy Fair with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony at the Jacob Javits Center, in NYC, on Sunday, Feb. 16. The Toy Fair is the largest toy show ever held in North America, with 30,000 attendees from 100 countries expected to view the hundreds of thousands of toys and games on display. The 33-year-old "Girl On Fire" singer showed off her edgy modern mohawk hairstyle. The mother of one was stylishly clad in an asymmetrical black and brown leather biker jacket over a black turtleneck top, paired with black jeans, and black Isabel Marant wedge sneakers.

Photos: Brock Miller, Johns PKI, and Janet Mayer for Splash News

Solange Knowles Arrives At "Noon By Noor" Show During MBFW In NYC

Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles, 27, was seen arriving at the "Noon By Noor" show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 in New York City earlier today. Solange's wind blown natural afro evoked memories of Bozo the Clown, a popular TV character who entertained children in the 1960s and '70s. Solange sashayed down the block wearing a smart looking skirt set and white shoes.

Photos: Dara Kushner/INFphoto.com

Nicki Minaj long hair don't care

After teasing her Stans for a year with promises of revealing her natural hair, Nicki Minaj finally revealed her long tresses on Instgram.com yesterday. Yes, her hair is real and growing from her scalp. Let the hating begin, because you have good reason to hate this woman. The 31-year-old rapper has the full package: the looks, the talent, and the hair that many women can only dream of. Black women will give their firstborn to have Nicki's long, luxurious hair.

If it helps you feel any better, her butt is fake.

Thanks to loyal reader Robyn W. for the tip.

Cassie new hairstyle

Socialite and former singer Casandra "Cassie" Ventura debuted her new short hairstyle on her social media accounts. The change comes years after Cassie shaved one side of her head -- sparking a new trend that was copied by her fans and celebrities alike. According to celebrity blog, The Life Files, Cassie is the new face of Young & Restless fashion brand for their new ad campaign.

Cassie new hairstyle

Cassie new hairstyle

Vanessa VanDyke

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Vanessa VanDyke, 12, faces expulsion from her Central Florida school if she doesn't cut, or at least groom her puffy afro hairstyle, WKMG Local 6 reports.

Vanessa, who is a talented violinist, said school officials gave her an ultimatum: either cut her unruly afro or be expelled from Faith Christian Academy in Orlando, where she has been a student since the third grade.

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Beyonce new wig

Beyonce continues to experiment with new ways of reinventing herself to keep herself relevant in today's headlines.

After fooling her fans with a short lacefront wig a while back, Beyonce appeared onstage early Wednesday during the Adelaide, Australia stop of her Mrs. Carter World Tour sporting a new blond wig -- one that has her Stans enraged.

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Ashanti new hairstyle

Former R&B singer Ashanti has a lot of time on her hands nowadays. Yesterday she posted photos of her new hairstyle on her official Instagram page. What makes her new 'do so unique is that her hair is growing from her scalp. That's right: Ashanti does not wear weave! Hopefully Ashanti will inspire other women to burn their lacefront wigs and extensions. Real hair looks so sexy and mature on a woman.

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Girl sent home for wearing dreads

A 6-year-old Tulsa, Oklahoma girl was sent home from school because her unkempt dreadlocks violated the school's dress code.

Tiana Parker's father, Terrance Parker, told KOKI that his daughter was pulled out of class at Deborah Brown Community School for having the "wrong hairstyle."

“She’s always presentable,” explained Parker, who is a barber by trade. “I take pride in my kids looking nice.”

“They didn’t like my dreads,” the little girl cried during an interview with a KOKI reporter.

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Beyonce

Beyonce removed her lacefront wig to let her own thinning hair breathe -- and her Stans lost their collective minds. The 32-year-old mother-of-1 posted a photo of her short hair on her Instagram account. Of course, the accolades from her Stans are over-the-top. What is wrong with them? She took off her wig! It's not like her own hair was long and she cut it short.

Beyonce should be praised for finding the confidence to take off the ridiculous lacefront wigs and wear her own hair for once. Maybe her Stans will follow suit and cut off their hair extensions. Aren't you ladies tired of imitating another race?

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  • Photo of the Day: Nas

    While strolling the streets of NY, old skool rapper Nas ran into a young boy with the same close shaven haircut as his. Nas uploaded this touching photo to his Instagram account along with this caption: "In the streets of NY... I ran into a kid with the same hair cut as me."

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  • Beyonce birthday poem for Michelle Obama

    Singer Beyonce wished First Lady Michelle Obama a happy 49th birthday on her personal website today. Beyonce abandoned her usual infantile handwritten open letters in favor of a 7 lines of typed prose on a stark white background.
    Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson

    Read Beyonce's poem to the first lady after the break.

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    Fantasia like you've never seen her

    After being dumped by one man (rapper Dro) and about to be taken to the cleaners by another man (her baby daddy 'Twan) -- Fantasia has a new attitude.

    You have to love Fanty for bouncing back after every major, much-publicized failure in her life. Lesser women would have caved or checked out of life. But not Fantasia. She just gets her hair and nails did, loses a little weight, and she's back on top again! I know a couple of men right here in Atlanta who would hit that!

    Fantasia posted these pics of her new look on her Instagram page. Get it girl!

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    Hair Flag Lady Steals Spotlight from Obama

    Barack Obama was in his element last night after winning his 2nd term as president. The load was lifted off of his shoulders as he strut around the stage like a prize rooster. After ushering his family off the stage, Obama stood alone, basking in the spotlight. That is, until a female Obama supporter's hairstyle stole the show from him.

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