Un’ruly Digest #25: Jan – Feb ’15

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We know that Un’ruly readers are constantly on-the-go, so we’ve rounded up the best of last issue’s stories in case you missed any. Enjoy!

from the editor: come away with us

This year we’re asking you to Come Away With Us as we immerse ourselves in the global Black experience, starting in Europe, then heading down to the Motherland, crossing the Atlantic to South America… Read the full letter.

features

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how being a first generation black immigrant shaped my cultural identity

To Canadians I am of course black but specifically, I am Nigerian. To many Nigerians, I am ‘oyinbo’ white/Canadian.

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un-ruly presents “pretty”

We’re excited to share our very first episode of Pretty, our new documentary series that takes a look at beauty standards across the globe.

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put it in a love song, v-day playlist

What’s playing in our ear? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite V-Day tunes for your listening pleasure…

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un’covered: soul brothas

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ve un’covered three super-talented brothas that really know how to carry a sweet tune…

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working girl: sonya teclai, musician

Eritrean and Egyptian artist Sonya Teclai’s voice has been described as sultry, smooth and funky. Find out how she got her start in music and how her cross-cultural upbringing has influenced her work.

care

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ask an expert: I’m out of deep conditioner! What’s an efficient DIY recipe?

Here’s the recipe for my favorite DIY deep conditioner.

ask an expert: how often should I cut my natural hair?

There is no universal answer for this. In my experience trims/cuts should happen based on how much you manipulate your own hair…

style

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natural hair everywhere

With the natural hair movement carving out a space in the US as something that’s more than just a trend, we were curious about how it was doing in other parts of the globe.

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hair story: remembering whitney

Three years ago today, we lost a true star in music, but her iconic image and legacy lives on…

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new year, new hair

Spruce up your look with a whole new ‘do. We’re ringing in 2015 with a little ‘new year, new hair’ inspiration. 

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v-day #hairspiration

We dedicated our daily #hairspirations to hair looks of love. Check out all the looks that made our V-Day round up.

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