Famous Women Explore The Magic Of Black Hair In Michaela Angela Davis’ ‘The Hair Tales’

- By Bossip Staff

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Every mane has a story to tell and culture critic Michaela Angela Davis is getting to the bottom of some of the most famous of them in a new web series titled, The Hair Tales. Coining the series as the “Vagina Monologues for Black hair,” the collection delves into Black women’s love-hate relationship with their locks by inviting women like Mara Brock Akil, Kim Coles, Tasha Smith, Regina King, Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors, and more to tell openly their uniquely personal hair tale to the world. “I’ve been obsessed with hair my whole life, partly because people were obsessed with my hair my whole life — the ‘otherness’ of it,” Davis told Refinery 29 of the motivation for the series. “It was kinky, yet it was blond; it caused both admiration and confusion. Doing The Hair Tales was mostly about love. I love Black hair, and I love our stories…”

Netflix Just Announced The Perfect Job For Travelers

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Teaming up with Instagram, Netflix is hiring for “Grammasters” reports WGNTV. What’s a Grammaster you ask? Well it’s a position that involves travelling to Europe and the Middle East to photograph the sets of Netflix’s upcoming original shows and movies. Although it’s not a full-time job, the lucky person chosen will be paid $4,000 for the two weeks they work for the company. And, of course, Netflix will cover your travel arrangements. To apply for the position, hashtag your top three photos with #Grammasters3 by the deadline Sunday, March 6…

Childish Gambino Previews FX Series Atlanta

‘Community’ star Donald Glover a.k.a. Childish Gambino is taking a quick break from being a rap star to get back on TV in a series about a rap star… FX has given the greenlight for Atlanta native, Donald Glover to executive produce, write, and star in it’s new Hip-Hop comedy series Atlanta. The show revolves around a failed musician named Earnest Marks (Glover) who returns to the ATL only to find that his cousin Paperboy (Brian Tyree Henry) is the hottest rapper in the streets. How will a failed artist be able to adapt to the newfound fame of a family member? From the looks of the trailer, hilariously. Also starring Isiah Whitlock Jr. (from The Wire “Sheeeeiiiiiit” fame amongst other things) and Zazie Beetz, Atlanta looks to humanize the world of a famous rapper and his family while rolling out the laugh out loud moments. Atlanta premiers this summer on FX…

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