A snap poll has found that many schools still forbid traditional African styles, but some are reviewing their codes of conduct.
The Johannesburg school says it is being proactive, instead of reactive, in trying to address subtle or structural racism.
Black women’s hair care is still fraught with shame and politics, to start with hairdresser’s annoyance at customers not using chemicals.
Frizz is fine for men, but women must iron out or wig up? That sheitel ain’t funny, girl.
In the best possible scenario he’d pay attention to the process I’d undergo for him and he’d get a shiver down his spine at how unnatural it all is.