#WomensLives: 50 Years of Nigerian Hairstyles

Ojeikere's stunning hair photos are captured in a book.

Hello Meltingpot Readers, Not so long ago I shared with you that I would be highlighting some great stories about women around the world in partnership with PRI’s #WomensLives initiative. Well, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share this Continue reading #WomensLives: 50 Years of Nigerian Hairstyles

Essence Magazine’s May Book Picks: A Meltingpot Dream

It's all about the books in this month's issue of Essence.

Hello Meltingpot Readers, When you think of Ms. Meltingpot’s favorite things, you know books, Black hair, and multi-culti family life are all on the list right? Well, it’s like Essence magazine Books Editor, Patrick Bass was thinking only about me Continue reading Essence Magazine’s May Book Picks: A Meltingpot Dream

Hair’s the Thing: Dove’s #LoveYourCurls Campaign

Hi Meltingpot readers, Have you seen Dove’s new #LoveYourCurls video? There aren’t any references to Dove products in the video, so it actually feels more like a public service announcement than a commercial. The main message is that little girls Continue reading Hair’s the Thing: Dove’s #LoveYourCurls Campaign