naturalsunshine: Natural Hair as a Political Statement

lovenaturalsunshine:

Young President Obama with an afro

In her article for the Huffington Post, writer Cassandra Jackson stated:

“When a naturallycurly.com web poll asked if the U.S. was ready for a first lady with natural kinky hair, 56% of respondents said no. Black hair is still political. Even those…

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  4. caffycaff answered: I think that it has become a political statement. Swaying from the cultural norm of white washing, I feel is an indirect political statement.
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  8. chvyvnne answered: Though we prefer not to think of it as such, it truly is. Black women wearing their natural hair is not fully accepted.
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