Woodlands Elite Cheer removed 11-year-old Makayla Fallaw from their roster for refusing to straighten her hair. Jenny Fallaw said her daughter joined the team in April and was never told until recently to straighten her hair for competitions.

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A head of hair like Oscar-nominated actress Taraji Henson’s that’s full of life with extra body is within our reach. According to Proctor and Gamble’s Essence 2007 poll, black women spend 3 times more on beauty products than other women (a third of which is spent on hair care products). For those of us who relax our […]

Find more photos like this on Thirsty Roots Community Check out this video recap of the Natural Hair Show 2010 that went down in Atlanta this past weekend! Via FreddyO: This weekend Atlanta had The World Natural Hair Show at the Georgia International Convention Center and ThirstyRoots.com was there covering the event and capturing black […]