WATCH: Teachers call our hairstyles 'drumsticks', 'pancakes' - learner

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Learners from Joe Slovo Secondary school in Khayelitsha protested outside the Western Cape Education Department on Wednesday over unhappiness around school facilities, and hair policies. Watch.  

Protests have erupted at schools around the country, sparked by pupils at Pretoria High School for Girls (PHSG) last week - who claimed they have been subjected to racism and discriminatory hair policies.  

The girls said PHSG has had issues with African hairstyles such as afros, bantu knots, dreadlocks and braids.

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