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Why Do So Many NFL Players Have Locs?

Background Why do so many NFL players have locs? NFL players, compared to athletes of other sports, are known to wear locs. Al Harris is known as the first player to wear locs. Here is the earliest photo of him during a 1998 game and he is noted to have worn locs as early as 1997. Since then, their rise…

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Locers are Fighting for (& Winning) Equal Rights

The world has regressed in many ways. However, there people who are always stirring up change in the fight for equal rights – like Chasity Jones. I remember reading that the Supreme Court declined to review Chastity Jone’s case. Therefore, it upheld a US Circuit judge ruling that it was legal to discriminate against hair styles as it wasn’t a…

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Sasha Lane |The Miseducation of Cameron Post

If you have not heard of Sasha Lane, let me introduce her with this video from Teen Vogue. The clip is equally as endearing as it is empowering to watch. She touches on the difficulty of being biracial with locs as well as fighting through negativity from others on why she shouldn’t have locs. However, she knows her truth that…

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Loc Looks of Black Panther

I am a little late to the party, but I finally saw Black Panther this past week. I loved all the stylistic fashion and hair combinations – many of which combined avant garde elements with traditional African sartorial pieces. Of course, I couldn’t help but pay the most attention the loc looks of Black Panther. In particular, there were three…

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