UPDATE: The Deborah Brown Community School administrators held a meeting Monday night, September 9, and voted to change the wording of their policy that led to one 7-year-old girl's being sent home for wearing her hair in dreadlocks—though that will not convince the girl's family to keep her in that school. Tiana Parker has already enrolled and been accepted elsewhere.
I am 41 and after 18 years of having dreadlocks I am just beginning to love them. Heck I'm just beginning to love myself. It's weird, most people at this point are normally contemplating the big cut. Not me, my hair is as healthy, long and beautiful as ever....more
When I first asked family how they thought I would look in dread locks the looks of horror I received were disturbing. At first I cared, somewhat, then I thought 'wait a second' I am almost 46! I'm a independent, free thinking, feminist woman! Who the hell cares what other people think?...more
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