army hairstyle rules
The beautiful 18-year old Disney starlet Zendaya looked absolutely ravishing at the Acadamy Awards in her satin ivory Vivienne Westwood gown and her elegant dreadlocked hairstyle. But Giuliana Rancic of E! Fashion Police did not agree.
This type of hair-bullying is not just present in the media. It is present in our homes as learned self-hatred manifests in comments to little girls with looser textures that they have "pretty hair," while little girls with kinkier hair textures are told that they have "bad hair."
"At my direction, over the last three months, each Military Service reviewed its definitions of authorized and prohibited
This week comedian Jessica Williams took on the hot hair topic for the Comedy Central program with a video entitled "Operation
One of the new rules, which applies only to women's hair, is a ban on twists, dreadlocks and multiple braids or cornrows
"Finding out that the U.S. Army regulations seemed to be geared towards eliminating Black females with natural hair was heartbreaking for me... It pains me to know that an organization that I have sacrificed so much for doesn't accept me in my natural, yet professional state."
“I’ve been in the military six years, I’ve had my hair natural four years, and it’s never been out of regulation. It’s never
A new Army regulation released on Monday bans certain female hairstyles, including twists, dreadlocks, & some braids. Sgt. Jasmine Jacobs of the Georgia National Guard joins us to discuss the racially biased rules and why the Army should reconsider.
The U.S. Army is facing criticism for its new appearance and grooming regulations, which some soldiers say unfairly target black women's hair.
Correction: This piece originally stated that the White House petition on the issue was close to 100,000 signatures. It is