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These Black Military Servicewomen Are Unapologetically Rocking Their Natural Hair In Uniform

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Captain Deshauna Barber, U.S. Army, photo courtesy of Vogue In 2014, Army Regulation 670-1 mandated that soldiers were banned from wearing most natural hairstyles—including “twists, dreadlocks, Afros and braids”– along with hijabs, religious beards, and turbans while in service. Continue Reading But in January of 2017, after receiving numerous complaints that the ban was discriminatory from members of the Congressional Black…

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