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  • Mont Belvieu teen won't be able to walk at graduation unless he cuts his dreadlocks

    01/21/2020 3:24:56 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 72 replies ^ | January 20, 2020 | Author: Marcelino Benito (KHOU)
    MONT BELVIEU, Texas — On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a district that touts its excellence found itself embroiled in controversy about race, discrimination and dreadlocks. "The dress code is designed by white people for white people and is damaging to black bodies," said Black Lives Matter activist Ashton Woods.
  • Black student who claimed being pinned down and dreadlocks cut by whites, admits that she made it up

    09/30/2019 10:37:47 AM PDT · by mikey_hates_everything · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/30/2019 | Jennifer Smith
    The black high school student who accused three white male classmates of pinning her down and cutting off her dreadlocks has 'acknowledged' that she made the allegation up, according to her school.
  • Fairfax Co. student says classmates cut her dreadlocks in racist attack

    09/27/2019 7:20:49 AM PDT · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 36 replies
    WTOP Online ^ | 9/27/2019 | John Domen
    A black sixth grader at a Fairfax County, Virginia, private school said she was attacked by white classmates who then cut her hair while taunting her with racist insults this week. Amari Allen is a student at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, and she said the incident happened during recess Monday. Allen alleges that three white classmates attacked her on the playground and pinned her down against a slide. “They put my hands behind my back, put a hand over my mouth and they tried to cut my hair,” said Allen. She said the students were calling her hair “nappy”...
  • FLOTUS Friday: Dreadlocks Edition

    03/01/2019 7:40:36 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 3-1-19 | MOTUS
    I know it’s FLOTUS Friday and I’ve got nothing. Melania will embark on a 3 state tour next week - Details are few, but first lady Melania Trump will visit a tech company near Seattle on Monday as part of a three-state tour for her “Be Best” initiative, which addresses childhood well-being, online safety and opioid abuse, according to her press office. Seattle Times at which point the media can get busy snapping sensational photographs to mischaracterize.Until then the only Melania news is Michael Cohen’s sorry-not sorry-apology as scripted by Clinton weasel extraordinaire, Lanny Davis, after he focus-grouped it for...
  • Weekly Update: Clinton Scandal Update

    10/01/2016 10:41:27 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 30, 2016 | Tom Fitton
    Clinton Scandal UpdateThe State Department Continues Dragging Its Feet Court Rejects Claim of Racial Distinctions in the Natural Texture of Hair Clinton Scandal Update Hillary Clinton’s use of an email server in the basement of her home while she was secretary of state will leave a permanent stain on our system of justice and on the public’s trust in government. This became abundantly clear during our “Clinton Scandal Update – Emails and the Clinton Foundation” symposium held here in Washington on September 29, 2016. The full video is available here – and is well worth watching and sharing. Chris Farrell,...
  • Dreadlock Ban Isn’t Discrimination; Court Rejects Govt. Claim of “Racial Distinctions in the...

    09/28/2016 10:50:34 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 28, 2016
    Full title: Dreadlock Ban Isn’t Discrimination; Court Rejects Govt. Claim of “Racial Distinctions in the Natural Texture of Black and Non-Black Hair” A federal appellate court has ruled against the Obama administration’s claims that firing a black woman for wearing dreadlocks constitutes racial discrimination and the government agency representing the employee poses an interesting question: Would a woman wearing a hijab face the same fate? The answer is no. Muslims have more rights in the U.S. workplace than African Americans, it seems. In the aftermath of several rulings protecting Muslim rights to wear religious head covers on the job, a...
  • Any update on Bonita Tindle, the SFSU black girl who harrassed a white guy over his dreadlocks?

    06/24/2016 10:56:04 PM PDT · by lee martell · 37 replies
    June 24 2016 | Lee Martell
    Remember that little story? On March 28th of this year, a scene between two students at San Francisco State University went viral overnight. Corey Goldstein, an student, was walking through the corridors on his way to the next class, when he was confronted by Bonita Tindle, a girl he had seen but didn't know. Bonita didn't like that Corey, a young man of jewish ancestry, had chosen to style his long brown hair into dreadlocks. Somehow, Bonits had it in her mind that dreadlocks were the exclusive province of black people to wear. Her thought was anyone not black or...
  • Video: Black campus employee assaults student for "culture appropriation" at SFSU

    03/29/2016 3:28:49 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 15 replies
    March 28, 2016
    Video: Black college employee confronts white student telling him he can't have dreads because it's not his culture
  • Black campus employee assaults student for "culture appropriation" at SFSU

    03/29/2016 2:42:06 PM PDT · by Fiji Hill · 23 replies
    Youtube ^ | March 28, 2016 | Lordofthepastries
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  • Investigation of Black Student Confronting White Student With Dreadlocks

    03/29/2016 3:01:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 50 replies
    The Root ^ | March 29 2016 | YESHA CALLAHAN
    In a recorded video, the black female student appears to get physical after telling the white student he was appropriating black culture.There’s a right way and a wrong way to confront someone you think is appropriating an aspect of your culture. And one student could find herself on the wrong side of things after a video has gone viral. San Francisco State has launched an investigation after a video of a black student confronting a white student was posted online. The black female student apparently took issue with the white guy’s choice of hairstyle. In the video, she can be...
  • Caught on Video: Confrontation Over Man’s Dreadlocks at San Francisco State Prompts Investigation

    03/29/2016 4:02:14 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 37 replies
    ktla ^ | 3-29-16 | ktla
    San Francisco State University said Tuesday it was investigating an incident captured on video in which a black woman confronted a white man on campus for wearing dreadlocks. In a video posted on YouTube on Monday, the man and woman can be heard arguing in a hallway about his hair. “You’re saying that I can’t have a hair style because of your culture? Why?” the man said. “Because it’s my culture,” she said.
  • White SF State student with dreads accused of 'cultural appropriation' (VIDEO)

    03/29/2016 12:00:30 PM PDT · by KingofZion · 76 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 29, 2016 | Mike Moffit
    A black woman identified as a San Francisco State University employee accuses a white student wearing dreadlocks of "cultural appropriation" in a new video. *** SFGate contacted San Francisco State for a comment regarding the authenticity of the video, but has not received a reply. In the video, the woman accosts the student in a hallway of a campus building. "You're saying I can't have a hairstyle because of your culture? Why?" asks the incredulous student. "Because it's my culture," the woman says. The man informs her that dreadlocks we're "in Egyptian culture" and asks rhetorically "Are you Egyptian? Nah,...
  • Army's ban on dreadlocks, other styles seen as offensive to some African-Americans

    04/08/2014 4:31:07 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | 8 Apr 2014 | Halimah Abdullah
    Washington (CNN) -- The U.S. Army's new ban on many types of ethnic hairstyles has African-American women who wear their coifs in dreadlocks, braids and cornrows in a twist. The Army's regulations stipulate such guidance as hair "must be of uniform dimension, small in diameter (approximately ¼ inch), show no more than 1/8 (inch) of the scalp between the braids." Dreadlocks "against the scalp or free-hanging" are banned. "Unkempt" or "matted" braids and cornrows are also considered dreadlocks and "are not authorized," according to the regulations that were updated this month. It's that type of language, words like "unkempt" and...
  • Obama jokes of getting dreadlocks after leaving office

    01/12/2014 5:51:36 AM PST · by Libloather · 64 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 1/09/14 | Dave Boyer
    **SNIP** “I used to have a haircut like that,” Mr. Obama said to laughter. “And maybe, after I’m done with the presidency, I’m going back to that.” **SNIP** “If you want to know why I care about this stuff so much, it’s because I’m not that different from Roger,” the president said. “There was a period of time in my life where I was goofing off. I was raised by a single mom. I didn’t know my dad. The only difference between me and Roger was my environment was more forgiving than his. That’s the only difference. If I screwed...
  • Colin Powell says the Occupy Wall Street protests are “as American as apple pie,”

    11/11/2011 7:28:54 PM PST · by Politics4US · 88 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/11/11 | MJ Lee
    Colin Powell says the Occupy Wall Street protests are “as American as apple pie,” and political leaders need to do more than just “scream” at the demonstrators. “Demonstrating like this is as American as apple pie. We’ve been marching up and down and demonstrating throughout our history,” the former secretary of state said on CNN Thursday night. Read more:
  • ‘Occupying’ your time: The Daily Caller scavenger hunt

    10/07/2011 1:13:32 PM PDT · by martosko · 6 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/07/2011 | Mary Katharine Ham and Kelly Maher
    This week “Occupy Wall Street” begat “Occupy DC,” “Occupy New Orleans,” “Occupy Boston” — and before we knew it this week, most of the United States as officially “occupied” territory. With all these protests, there’s lots for observers to do if they don’t feel like chanting “This is what a hastily assembled mob looks like.” And is there anything better than a scavenger hunt for “occupying” your spare time? Here's the list ...
  • Store Manager Grabs Shoplifter By His Dreadlocks

    12/23/2009 11:15:54 AM PST · by SonnyBubba · 21 replies · 1,120+ views ^ | Dec. 23rd. | Jamie Burch
    MOBILE, Alabama - A shoplifter is caught by police, but not before he is caught by his dreadlocks. Mobile police say Gregory York stuffed steaks and several other items in his pants and tried to walk out of the Greer's Food Tiger on Broad Street Tuesday afternoon. The manager grabbed York by his shirt and dreadlocks. Some of the merchandise fell out of York's pants. But he got away with at least two packs of steaks.
  • Woman with 8-foot-long dreads hopes to set record

    10/24/2008 3:20:29 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 22 replies · 1,035+ views
    YahooNews ^ | Oct 23, 2008 | staff reporter
    MIAMI – Asha Mandela has hair that could rival Rapunzel's. The South Florida woman who started growing her hair 20 years ago now has locks longer than she is tall. Mandela has submitted her hair, which measure 8-feet, 9-inches long, to the Guinness Book of World Records for the Longest Dreadlocks, the first entry in a new category.
  • American Idol 2008--Live Thread II

    03/25/2008 5:58:52 AM PDT · by silent_jonny · 12,553 replies · 17,559+ views
  • Dude, like, send Borat packing

    02/02/2007 12:58:55 AM PST · by xtinct · 44 replies · 1,734+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 2-2-07 | Howie Carr
    What exactly does a noncitizen have to do to get deported around here? I guess Peter “Borat” Berdovsky, native of Belarus, won’t answer that because it’s not a hair question. And the Russky Rastaman is now officially a victim - a victim of Chernobyl, as his lawyer/foster father put it in court yesterday, before they went out outside to discuss his hair, which he doesn’t appear to have washed since leaving his native Third World hellhole. The subcontractor on the moronic Turner Broadcasting terror stunt arrived here as an exchange student, then sought asylum as a political refugee - stop...