Politics of African Hair

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In August of this year, girls in a South African school marched to protest the racism that they were experiencing in school. At the heart of the protest was the schools’ grooming code, which stated that “all hair must be brushed, tied back in a neat ponytail if long enough, and that “cornrows, natural dreadlocks, and singles/braids . . . are allowed, provided they are a maximum … [Read more…] about Hair, Hair Everywhere

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