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Fighting hair policing

Black girls won't be silent over school-policies discriminating their natural hair ✊🏿💁🏿

05/30/2017 4:28 PM
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  • Jeff R.
    05/30/2017 16:43

    I can see the beads being distracting....but the extensions? there is no real reason for that.

  • Stasia F.
    05/30/2017 17:26

    I wish a teacher would cut my child's hair.

  • Brooke C.
    05/30/2017 17:51

    Let those beautiful girls wear their hair the way they want. This is stupid.

  • Kitza M.
    05/30/2017 17:59

    Damn I have wild ass wavy hair and a lot of it !! And I'm white so what is it they gonna do about me . Really I'm shocked this is even an issue. These girls should be proud they have great strong beautiful hair . Next they are going to have us all wearing head scarves lol

  • Ivory F.
    05/30/2017 18:52

    An Afro is extreme and distracting but a unicorn colored Mohawk is fine?? Okay.

  • Sydney H.
    05/30/2017 18:53

    The only time I had an issue with a girl having natural hair was when she grew it out and it fluffed up real big, which I have no problem with that, but she sat directly in front of me in class and I missed like half the notes because I had to keep leaning to see around her hair. It looked amazing though so theres that at least lol

  • Hannah D.
    05/30/2017 19:57

    I don't even understand why it's an issue? I personally think the super curly natural hair looks really pretty

  • Rhiannon F.
    05/30/2017 20:11

    No one has the Right to tell another human how they can or can't wear their hair. For those young women I hope they stay strong in their fight to wear their hair as they wish.

  • Brooklynn D.
    05/30/2017 20:23

    :(

  • Kimberly S.
    05/30/2017 20:36

    What!!!! Omg.. I am white but my hair looks just like her's. It's our beauty. Get over it and leave us alone

  • Sirena N.
    05/30/2017 20:49

    I have extremely puffy, frizzy, curly hair and I remember when I was in the 4th grade, I had a teacher who told me to come to class early the next day for she could straighten my hair. Man when I told my mum to take me extra early, and she asked "why?" I've never seen her tryna throw her hands at anybody before 😂 I was transferred out of that class so fast. "Ain't no bitch touching my baby's hair" - her exact words 😂😂😂

  • Victoria S.
    05/30/2017 21:13

    Well braid extension isn't their Natural Hair. So they're not suspending them girls for wearing their natural hair . Although I don't see an issue or how their braids could distract other students from working . Dumb Policy.

  • Heather M.
    05/30/2017 21:13

    I would lose my ever loving mind on the school board. It's hair for crying out loud! It's not like they showed up dressed to go to the club instead of getting an education. These girls aren't even mine and I'm mad as hell. What kind of bs is this?!

  • Ebony M.
    05/30/2017 21:18

    I would like for them to have our hair and for them to find out what to do with it because sometimes I don't even know

  • Allie C.
    05/30/2017 21:34

    Black women have to put so much effort into their hair. Black women (and men) spend hundreds of dollars on products for their hair. Black men and women have the hair they do to protect their heads from the hot sun. Also, African hair is beautiful and I've always wanted to have the hair they do. The braids they can do with their hair is beautiful and cultural. It's 2017. Hair should be the least of anyone's problems but unfortunately, discrimination and even physical harm is due to hair,

  • Noelis T.
    05/30/2017 21:40

    i guess it was the boston area

  • Gabe K.
    05/30/2017 21:52

    Okay, a lot of this isn't a natural hair style. It's still stupid to name it a distraction, but still.

  • Val P.
    05/30/2017 22:06

    Adri

  • Sandra M.
    05/30/2017 22:17

    Cutting a child's hair is just so out of line. Wtf.

  • Ming L.
    05/30/2017 22:24

    I wish a bitch would cut my hair 😭😂