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Zulaikha Patel
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The offensive Clicks advert sought to perpetuate the apartheid and colonial stereotypes about black women and their hair, writes Modidima Mannya.

The lyrics of Brook Benton’s song Oh Lord Why Lord ring true, particularly among black women, after Clicks’ offensive advert and the unbelievable responses of some black people to the furore.

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