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Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 4:58PM

Dreadlocks are also prohibited in this West Texas school district

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Black Artist Photographs White Women Wearing 'Black' Hair Styles

Black Artist Photographs White Women Wearing ‘Black’ Hair Styles

by Akiba Solomon on October 15 2013, 2:56PM

Artist Endia Beal produces transgressive series of photographs

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oklahoma School Changes Policy on Dreadlocks

Oklahoma School Changes Policy on Dreadlocks

by Von Diaz on September 10 2013, 3:14PM

Deborah Brown Community School came under fire last week for barring 7-year-old Tiana Parker from wearing dreads to school.

Topics: /NOW

Real Life Black Hair Exhibit You Can Touch in NYC's Union Square

Real Life Black Hair Exhibit You Can Touch in NYC’s Union Square

by Jorge Rivas on June 7 2013, 8:08AM

Three black women with three different hair types are standing in Union Square this weekend holding signs that read “You can touch my hair.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Jada on Willow's Hair Cut: 'Girls Have the Right to Own Themselves'

Jada on Willow’s Hair Cut: ‘Girls Have the Right to Own Themselves’

by Jorge Rivas on November 26 2012, 1:08PM

In an open letter published on her Facebook wall last week Jada Pinkett-Smith declared her daughter Willow Smith is “not her hair.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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