The Big Hair Assembly global sign up, launches 25th February. The actual event will be held at 1:30pm BST, Wednesday 15th September 2021 and this will also mark the 5th anniversary of World Afro Day. The assembly will be hosted in the UK by the broadcaster and award-winning saxophonist, YolanDa Brown and in the USA
Young Black activists from the Advocacy Academy created the ‘Halo Code’ campaign pledge to fight against hair discrimination.
Blue Ivy, Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s 7-year-old daughter was attacked online by two adults, a Vanity Fair film critic and Harper’s web editor for having Black features. K. Austin Collins, a male film critic at Vanity Fair, in a since-deleted tweet wrote: “I have a feeling the jay z face genes are about to really hit
Lekia Lée is a former broadcast journalist and founder of Project Embrace, a platform promoting unconditional self-love, inspiring women to love and embrace their natural hair
CURLYTREATS Founder, Vinna Best nominated for the Social Impact Award by World Afro Day 2018.
Ogilvy, Wavemaker and World Afro Day pioneers a new awareness campaign ‘Change the Facts, Not the Fro’.
Project Embrace’s #Afrovisibility campaign is an outdoor campaign featuring powerful images of black women wearing their afro hair in natural, unapologetic styles.