"Just because ur child is black doesn't mean u get to rock OUR cornrows," one commenter wrote on Instagram.
The tennis star wore cornrows for the magazine's December cover issue.
Your fave is problematic, once again.
Bantu knots may be "trendy" right now, but what you're doing is disrespectful.
Whether there are 8 or 800 -- with bright double-ball elastic holders tight at the top and butterfly barrettes bouncing at the bottom or with cobalt blue yarn woven throughout -- braids are, and always will be, a definitive symbol of black girl culture.
“Hailey made me get cornrows like an absolute d-bag."
Once again, black culture gets no credit.
The moment mainstream media respectfully recognizes, acknowledges and represents the source, purpose, and most importantly the people behind different cultures, rather than reduce it to just costumes or hot trends, is the moment we can begin to define "cultural exchange."
If you think summer is a season to let your hair down and be done, think again. Girls are getting elaborate and bringing braids and buns to a whole new level.
The wisdom Stenberg shared was part of a project she and another classmate created for their history class, which Stenberg