A video captures a Black woman confronting a White Man about his dreadlocks, accusing him of cultural appropriation. The incident happened on San Francisco State University’s campus. School officials are investigating.
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Isaiah Freeman’s family is disappointed in their son’s Virginia private school after they told the student he had to cut his dreadlocks if he wanted to stay at the institution.
No, they’re not “boxer braids.”
The photo, which has since been taken down, was flooded with negative and racist comments about Lagum’s natural pout.
Customer Antonio Robinson said he was shocked when he noticed one employee dipping her hair into a pot of water in the same area where food was being prepared last week.
After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are “professional and neat in appearance.”
“It’s not about us,” Claudette Gayles said. “It’s about the kids and giving back because in our mind, the kids are our future.”
The Bournemouth University graduate got a wake-up call from her potential employer, who contacted her via email and said she could not work for them unless she was willing to change her braided hairstyle.
In I-am-sad-to-even-have-to-write-about-this-today reporting, a Kenyan blogger wrote a post about how natural hair is ugly.
An eighth-grader was reduced to tears and utter embarrassment last week when she was sent to the principal’s office for simply wearing her natural hair.…