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WaySlay, a Black-owned company that offers delivery of beauty supplies and natural hair products, initially launched in Miami in July 2020 and expanded to Pittsburgh last month.

New beauty supply delivery app expands to Pittsburgh

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer February 24, 2021
Mike James and Ian Grant II co-founded WaySlay — a Black-owned company that offers accessibility and convenience for beauty supplies and natural hair products — last July. The company initially launched in Miami and expanded to Pittsburgh in January.
Opinion | Black hair is professional

Opinion | Black hair is professional

By Ajani Powell, Staff Columnist February 16, 2021
Staff columnist Ajani Powell explores the struggle with Black hair and how it hinders the progression of Black people.
Brianna Mims will have two photographs from a larger series she worked on between 2018 and 2020 focused on natural hair on display as part of Brewhouse Gallery’s new exhibit Roots Run Deep: A Contemporary Survey of African American Hair Culture.”

‘Roots Run Deep’ celebrates Black hair, features student artist’s work

By Sinead McDevitt, Senior Staff Writer January 29, 2021
Brianna Mims, a senior psychology and studio arts major, contributed to the new exhibit "Roots Run Deep: A Contemporary Survey of African American Hair Culture” at the Brew House Gallery in the South Side.
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