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Black History Month: What is it, and why is it important?

The month of February is dedicated to promoting the achievements of African Americans and recognizing Black histories. Still, much of the public doesn’t know the origins of the annual holiday and why its roots hold significance.

The Natural Hair Movement: How Black Women In Qatar Maintain Afro-Textured Hair

In the midst of global anti-black hair sentiments and racism, millions of black women around the world are currently on a journey to embrace the beauty in their natural hair by rejecting homogeneous Eurocentric beauty standards. In Qatar, this movement is facilitated by the increasing number of female expats from Sub-Saharan Africa, who can now provide afro-textured hairdressing services for cheaper prices.