December 22, 2009

Challenge 8 – Letter to State the Case for Natural Hair

In this 8th Challenge, it is apparent that these awesome contestants put in a considerable amount of effort, time and energy to meet this challenge.  Unfortunately, none of the entries submitted sounded like a professional letter to an official.  I think this is a case of perhaps over-thinking the challenge.  I was expecting to read …

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Natural Hair and the Military

Dear Representative Berkley, Dear Senator Ensign, Dear Senator Reid, It has come to my attention that the United States Air Force has a regulation, AFI36-2903 DRESS AND PERSONAL APPEARANCE OF AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, which in part, discriminates against African-American women serving in the Air Force. The code was recently updated to include a bans on …

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Toshia Shaw-Lacy contestant of America's Next Natural Model

The Politics of Natural Hair

Dear Representative Berkley, Dear Senator Ensign, Dear Senator Reid, It has come to my attention that the United States Air Force has a regulation, AFI36-2903 DRESS AND PERSONAL APPEARANCE OF AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, which in part, discriminates against African-American women serving in the Air Force. The code was recently updated to include a bans on …

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