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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

“Textures” art exhibition sparks conversation on Black hair

Reegan Saunders Reporter September 10, 2021

When sophomore fashion merchandising major Kennedi Stinnette walked the halls of her high school in Kalamazoo, Michigan, she saw a sea of hair that looked nothing like hers.“I went to a predominantly...

Junior fashion merchandising student Taylor Yarborough poses for a portrait on Sunday, March 13, 2016.

Kent State students go “natural” with their hair

Lauren Rathmell Diversity Reporter March 13, 2016

Taylor Yarborough, a junior fashion merchandising major, wears her hair many ways — along with wearing her hair natural, she has worn wigs, weaves and braids. And often, with each new style, she's often...

Graphic showing the new Barbie lineup. Los Angeles Times.

Kent State reacts to Barbie’s new body types

Stephanie Martoccia Diversity Reporter February 14, 2016

When freshman fashion design major Whitney Davis was growing up, she didn’t own many Barbie dolls. None of them looked like her. Instead, she played with the Bratz line of dolls, which had a brown...

Human Development major Karlee Kimble and Justice Studies major Taraya Johnson observe the photographs in the Good Hair exhibit by Moema Furtado in Oscar Ritchie Hall on April 9, 2015. The “Good” Hair exhibit celebrates the beauty and diversity of black hair.

Good Hair exhibit portrays beauty of black hair

Kelsey Drumm April 12, 2015

Kent students and faculty modeled their African-American hairstyles in photographs showcased in the “‘Good’ Hair: Celebrating the Diversity and Beauty of Black Hair” exhibit at the Uumbaji Art...

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