We're celebrating the glorious crowns of Black women and how hair can help shape their identity.

A HuffPost project aiming to untangle conversations about our crowning glory.
Women living with hair loss explain the stigmas they face, and how they overcame feelings of alienation.
There's a problem with representation, even among the natural hair community.
Not all stylists are trained to do Black hair, which has created segregation in salons.
"I’d be lying if I said my hair doesn’t come with baggage that feels like it’s literally weighing me down."
Three on-air anchors recounted their experiences at news networks, which aren't always accepting of natural hair.
Jade Williams shares her challenges of having natural hair in the modeling industry.
Ten women share exactly how much time and money they spend on their hair care annually.
So many stereotypes surround the religious reasons Muslims keep their hair covered. Eight women set the record straight.
In professional settings and in their personal lives, women with bold hair colors have to face all kinds of judgment.
Black people have been suspended from school and have been barred from employment due to their hair texture.
Storytellers need to ask themselves whether they are bolstering a stereotype or moving the conversation forward.
These 15 hairstyles highlight the richness of Black beauty and expression.
The filmmaker gave a shoutout to DeAndre Arnold, a high school senior who notably refused to cut his locs in order to walk at his upcoming graduation.
Here are 12 Black hair highlights in cinema in all of their glory.
What started as conversations on hair care forums evolved into a full-fledged online community over the last 20 years.
From Shemar Moore's cornrows to Danai Gurira's locs, here's where wigs and weaves made some of our faves look unrecognizable.
Here are some of the most iconic political figures and styles in Black hair history.
Whether seen on-screen, courtside or from the nosebleed seats, these are some of the most recognizable Black hairstyles in sports history.
Matthew A. Cherry, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade surprised the Black teen who refused to cut his locs to walk at graduation.
"I want to be free of the secret and the shame," the Massachusetts representative said, showing her bald head for the first time.
To Judge Judy's clip-in ponytail and beyond.
Like Gabrielle Union, I change my hair often, and I don't owe anyone an explanation.
An H&M ad campaign started a heated discussion about what's considered presentable when it comes to Black girls' hair.
"Look at this queen rocking those curls!" wrote one person on social media about the former first lady's hairstyle.
Here's how these women with Eurocentric beauty features raised multiracial children.
“Most black actresses come to a new set w/ their hair done (me) or bring their wigs & clip-ins w/them,” actress Yvette Nicole Brown tweeted.
Whether we’re wearing weaves, waves or TWAs, Black people should be judged by what’s inside our heads, not what’s on top.