One has to ask why natural black hair is always labelled as unprofessional, wild or unacceptable
In the upcoming film “Ocean’s 8” Rihanna’s character, Nine Ball, has a very intentional hairstyle.
Let us not trivialise each other's lived experiences, please.
I should come out and say first of all I've never had dreads, nor wanted them. I'm white and I've always loved reggae, but never wanted to symbolise that love with my head. And perhaps I don't have any right to speak on this subject given my race. But then I think this question goes far beyond me.
Last week in the United States, the spectre of identity politics reared its ugly head once more, as a white student at San
Asking people as a matter of courtesy to be sensitive to issues of cultural appropriation is one thing. Laying this request out as a demand that people conform with unchallengeable rules of behaviour is a quite another.
She went on to say that she "didn’t intend to hurt anybody", but has learned it is not her intent that matters - it’s the
I was about to remove my most defining physical feature and I was scared that I would lose my identity. There's no doubt about it, when people see someone with dreadlocks they have certain preconceptions about what the person will be like.