Tag: Hair

Michael Vick's Advice to Colin Kaepernick: Cut Your Afro

Colin Kaepernick is still without a job for the 2017 season, and the perplexing situation has left many industry insiders offering their thoughts as well as advice for the unsigned quarterback, including Michael Vick. The former Eagles quarterback thinks that in order for Kaepernick to be taken seriously enough to…

Hairstyles of Black Women: Cases of Discrimination

It’s 2015, yet the natural hair and hairstyles of Black women continue to be taboo in mainstream society in the U.S. and abroad. At the workplace, during travel and even at leisure, Black women face an additional layer of discrimination. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) When Malaika Singleton, Ph.D., a neuroscientist…

Military Relaxes Hairstyle Restrictions

By Albert Lin After uproar over the military’s new grooming policies, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that the guidelines have been relaxed and that offensive language has been removed from the policies of two branches of the military. In a letter to U.S. Representative Marcia Fudge (D.Ohio), chair of…