South African teen girls are protesting against their school’s racist hair policy — Fusion

Wow. I am aghast at this blatant racism against these lovely South African young girls! Great job young ladies. Keep fighting for the freedom to be yourself and love yourself just as you are. Your natural hair is the essence of your beauty as a creation of a loving God. Same stuff goes on in America…(smh)

Mo

TwitterTeenage girls in South Africa are leading a protest movement against their school’s discriminatory hair code–which they say targets black students’ natural hair–and is a symbol of the wider environment of racism at the school. Students at Pretoria High School for Girls began protesting last Friday after a black student was reprimanded for writing an…

via South African teen girls are protesting against their school’s racist hair policy — Fusion

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2 thoughts on “South African teen girls are protesting against their school’s racist hair policy — Fusion

  1. Yes, this is racist social engineering. It teaches black girls and women that their natural beauty is unacceptable, and the consequences of this reach into employment opportunities as well. Good on these ladies for protesting. We have the right to look the way we wish to look.

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