Meechy Monroe dead: YouTube star famed for natural hair tutorials dies at 32
A YouTuber who rose to fame for urging black women to embrace their natural hair has died at the age of just 32. Meechy Monroe died of brain cancer at a nursing home in Westmont in Illinois on 27 June. Monroe turned her attentions to her locks in 2009 after becoming despondent with marketing jobs and enduring a bad haircut which prompted her to ditch the mane she had been subjecting to perming chemicals from the age of 16.
26 June, 2017 Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school CHICAGO (AP) â€” Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in the U.S. with dreams of one day landing a professorship and being able […]
12 May, 2017 Laverne Cox celebrates her natural hair journey with an empowering pic Proud to be a #kinkychick. Laverne Cox has never shied away from prompting messages of self-love and embracing your true self so it came as no surprise that she approached the topic of her natural hair the same way. SEE ALSO: Trans Star Laverne Cox on Time Cover: 'This Is Way Bigger Than […]
12 July, 2017 Dark hair dye and chemical relaxers linked to breast cancer By Ronnie Cohen (Reuters Health) - African-American and white women who regularly chemically straightened their hair or dyed it dark brown or black had an elevated risk of breast cancer, recent research suggests. “I would be concerned about darker hair dye and hair […]
23 June, 2017 This Super Common Beauty Product Could Be Linked to Breast Cancer A new study conducted by Rutgers School of Public Health found a connection between hair dye and relaxer usage and an increased chance of developing breast cancer. The results show that way these products affect you has a lot to do with your race. The ...