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Black schoolgirls in South Africa protest after being told to straighten their hair

Black schoolgirls in South Africa protest after being told to straighten their hair Pretoria Girls High School is facing a furious backlash after instructing black school pupils to straighten their hair. Black school girls claim that they have been subjected to racism and that their blackness has been discouraged. They added that school rules forbid African hairstyles such as afro, Bantu knots, dreadlocks and braids. #StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh is currently trending in South Africa. Videos and photos of pupils protesting at the school, one of them sporting an afro, went viral ...
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Added August 29, 2016
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