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Lori Tharps

Lori L. Tharps

Lori L. Tharps is a content creator whose work meets at the intersection of race and real life. She is the author of the books Hair Story:Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America and Same Family, Different Colors:Confronting Colorism in America's Diverse Families. She is also the founder and host of the My American Meltingpot podcast and blog.
Lori L. Tharps's Articles
, September 21, 2018
What’s your relationship status with your hairstylist?
, September 14, 2018
Plaits are a popular protective style that look great worn short or long. Whether you love box braids, cornrows, goddess braids or Senegalese twists, follow these mane mavens on Instagram for major #hairspiration.
, August 24, 2018
Chili peppers — the seasoning that makes everything from hot wings to collard greens fiyah — also helps your body burn calories and fight disease.