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White Parents Fight Dress Code They Say Targets Black Girls

'When our daughters walk with us, they have our white privilege'

(Newser) - When twins Mya and Deanna Cook got permission to get braided hair extensions last spring, their white parents Aaron and Colleen Cook say it was in part to let their adopted daughters celebrate their black heritage. But it didn't take long for the 16-year-old students at Mystic Valley Regional... More »

Thief Chops Off Woman's Hair at Bus Stop

Brazilian loses her waist-length, 'virgin' hair

(Newser) - A thief in Brazil cut off and stole a woman's long hair while she waited at a bus stop, according to authorities, who say the hair was virgin, meaning it had not been chemically treated, and will probably be sold for the production of wigs. The man used a... More »

Thieves' Fave New Target: Human Hair

In recent rash of salon robberies, cash registers ignored

(Newser) - Across the country, beauty salons are hiring security guards and installing bulletproof glass, all to protect something even more valuable than the cash they have on hand: human hair. A rash of robberies—including one in which a beauty supply store owner was killed—has hit salons over the past... More »

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