Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with celebrity stylist and star of WeTV’s Cutting It In The ATL, Mushiya Tshikuka, about the restrictions of natural hair in the military and the case of Jessica Sims, who was honorably discharged for not trimming her locs.
“Women have been wearing natural hair for a really long time. It does not at all affect their uniform or their helmets.”
Are other natural hair styles banned?
“Afros are banned. It’s really really sad. Our hair grows in a kinky fashion and if we let it grow past the one inch from our head…”
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(Photo Source: WeTV , Essence Magazine)
Natural Hair Restrictions Still Plague Many Women In Uniform was originally published on blackamericaweb.com