Black hair still tangled in politics

There are 1 comment on the Sep 1, 2009, StarTribune story titled Black hair still tangled in politics. In it, StarTribune reports that:

Silky, straight hair has long been considered by many black women to be their crowning glory.

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#1 Sep 10, 2009
Un effing believeable the repubes have sank to a new low by attacking a black child for what naturally grows out of her head.

For those who say hair should be hair, you need to wake up to the fact that for Black women as long as their is racism in America our hair will always be politicized.

This article gives me even more conviction to continue wearing my hair natural. I came to work today with a mid-sized afro after chopping off relaxed ends last night. I am being accepted here, but in many circles women with nappily curly hair are not.

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