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A White referee with a racist past continues to face a backlash after forcing a Black student-athlete to cut his locs. The incident occurred during a wrestling match between Buena High School and Oakcrest High in Atlantic County, New Jersey, according to SNJ Today News. Alan Maloney, the referee assigned to the match, approached wrestler…

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Hair has always been an essential aspect of Black culture. Whether short, long, curled, natural, permed, twisted, cornrowed, or in locs, hair plays a significant role in Black identity. But in recent weeks, several Black kids have faced discrimination due to their hair. In Orlando, Florida, 6-year-old C.J. Stanley was forced to leave Book’s Christian Academy because he…

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Why did you decide to go natural? I decided to go natural because [no one in my family] ever knew what to do with my hair. I’ve had everything: a Jeri curl, a perm, and I grew up getting it pressed. So, going natural was not too farfetched, as my mom really didn’t allow for…

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The Congressional Black Caucus foundation celebrated its 43rd annual legislative conference in Washington DC. The exhibit hall was filled with people checking out the booths and enjoying the fellowship of other patrons. Check out how the ladies of the CBC wore their hair and give us your thoughts. –Joi Pearson @JoiAPearson Photo credit – Joi…

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