Why would you wear your hair like that to a meeting?” – The Conditioned Mindset In Africa.
I remember excitedly concluding that I was going natural; I felt giddy inside whenever I heard someone say “Afro-textured hair.”
Is this shocking?
December 2021, 10-year-old Steff was called a “wild animal” and “dog,” simply because she wore her Afro hair out to school!
Can you volunteer for us?
World Afro Day has been blessed with volunteers from all backgrounds and countries…
2020 – it’s been bigger than ever
With the world shutting down, the only choice was to go fully virtual this year – but it was the best thing that we could have done.
Afro Hair and Professionalism
On Wednesday, natural hair enthusiast Temi and Jorja, joined World Afro Day founder Michelle De Leon to do an interview
Girl Boss
World Afro Day sits down with the singer Bee Bakare to ask five quick questions about her experience as a black woman within the music industry.
My Destiny
“…coming from such a rich culture and heritage is something to embrace and revel in…”
Establishing an ‘Online Identity’ in the digital age
Founder of World Afro Day Michelle De Leon discusses parenting in the digital age…
World Afro Day’s Black History Month 2019
World Afro Day Founder Michelle De Leon, revisits her old college and shares her inspiration for Black History Month 2019.
Big Chop Countdown
I had been considering the “big chop” for nearly a year before I actually did it. It took me an entire year to build up the courage.
WAD NEWS – Law & Locks
The legalisation of discrimination against people with dreadlocks seeking employment is to be challenged in the USA’s highest court.
World Afro Day’s First Comedian?
Canadian comedian Aisha talks about how she challenged the view in her industry that Afro hair was unprofessional.
World Afro Day 2017 Highlights
If you missed last year’s inaugural event, then you can watch the highlights here
Bee Bakare and Sharlene Monique perform at World Afro Day
Sharlene Monique supported World Afro Day with live performances of their new music.
Michelle De Leon, founder of World Afro Day speaks at pre-launch mixer
Michelle De Leon, founder speaks at World Afro Day pre-launch mixer event.
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