The War on Natural Hair

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  • 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
  • Natural Hair Is “Unacceptable”
  • Backflips and Buckshots

“Poofy” Hair a Red Flag?

The Transportation Security Administration searched Laura Aidele’s “poofy” hair in 2011 at Seattle’s Sea-Tec Airport after she already went through a full body scan. Aidele told MSNBC the hair search occurred because she was Black. TSA maintained that there was no wrongdoing.

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