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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Tangled in Hair Politics

If I were to win Miss Nappturality 2009, my first task would be to contact the National Organization of Woman (NOW) and start a campaign for the Right to wear your Natural Hair without facing opposition or sex discrimination. This organization has been taking action for women’s equality since 1966. NOW works to eliminate discrimination …

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