OPINION | Clicks hair ad row: We should ask more questions before we call it racist

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EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu watches protesters outside Clicks in Sandton City.
EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu watches protesters outside Clicks in Sandton City.
Azarrah Karrim

Londiwe Buthelezi writes that we should first seek answers from Clicks about what it meant by "damaged hair" before classifying it as a racial advert. 

God bless my natural crown.

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