The War on Natural Hair

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  • Natural Hair Woes
  • Natural Hair Is “Unacceptable”
  • Backflips and Buckshots
  • Afro Hair Is “Nasty”
  • Fired for Defending Natural Hair
  • “Poofy” Hair a Red Flag?
  • Men Want "Good Hair"
  • Natural Hair Is “Unprofessional”

Natural Hair Woes

Many African-American women are swapping out their chemically treated ‘dos for their natural curls and kinks. However, natural hair is not accepted everywhere. Tiana Parker, 7, recently was forced to leave her Tulsa, Oklahoma, elementary school on account of her dreadlocks. Parker’s school is not the first intuition or organization to put a ban on natural hairstyles.  BET.com takes a look at the war on natural hair. Dominique Zonyéé

(Photo: Charlotte Observer/MCT /Landov)

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