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Stop telling black girls how to do their hair

‘Society teaches us that our hair is not beautiful, that we are not beautiful’

Ten years ago, I started school in the United States. With dark skin, a thick Zambian accent and elaborate hair, I was a pariah amongst the white faces of my Pittsburgh classroom.

So 10 years ago, I began feeling ashamed, embarrassed and self-conscious about my appearance. Unlike the little black Muppet in following video, I didn’t love my natural hair.




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