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School protest: ‘We have failed our girls by relaxing our hair to please whites’

2016-08-29 11:08

Birds nests, static hair, Afros that are too long - pupils at Pretoria High School for Girls are tired of these insults when they wear their hair naturally, and they are receiving support from others who have been through the same thing.


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