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Cultural appropriation, is not appreciation


Why is it that black culture doesn’t get recognition until it is appropriated by white people? I say this with respect to the recent Marie Claire tweet about Kendall Jenner, sporting a few cornrows with the caption ‘Kendall Jenner takes bold braids to a new epic level.’ Kendall Jenner takes bold braids to a new epic level:— Marie Claire (@marieclaire) April 02, 2014 I’m sorry what? Come ...
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Stand out on campus with trend-setting hair

Source: Old Gold & Black

Spring has finally sprung, and with it comes an advent of new fashion trends. The Wake Forest regulars are all in appearance: brightly colored shorts, strapless maxi dresses and Jack Rogers shoes, but what is particularly fetching this season is the increase in interesting hair choices among women on campus. Margaret Seay/Old Gold & Black Whereas three years ago the female half of the student body was a sea of naturally colored straightened hair, an increasing number of Wake ladies are ...
Full article at: Old Gold & Black Apr 10 2014, 3:25pm CDT

The Racially Biased Hairstyle Regulations of the U.S. Army

Source: Miller-McCune

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Sergeant Jasmine Jacobs of the National Guard in Georgia has always plaited her hair into two twists around her head. She has been in the military for six years and has worn her hair natural (meaning no chemical treatments [perms] or hair extensions [weaves]) for four of those years. But according to the new hair-grooming requirements the U.S. Army recently released, her hair is now out of regulation. And so are the Afro-centric hairstyles of many black ...
Full article at: Miller-McCune Apr 9 2014, 6:00pm CDT

Major Uproar: US Army Now Telling Black Women How to Wear Their Hair (Photos)

Source: EURweb

*A new regulation in the U.S. Army has caused such an uproar that the White House had to get involved. Identified as “Army Regulation 670-1,” the rule calls for a ban of hairstyles done in “twists, dreadlocks, afros and braids more than a quarter-inch thick,” according to the A ...
Full article at: EURweb Apr 1 2014, 5:07pm CDT

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