Daily Archives: November 27, 2013

Video | Vanessa VanDyke: School threatens to expel 12-year-old student over her natural hair

LEAVE OUR CHILDREN ALONE!!! School threatens to expel 12-year-old stude over her natural hair Vanessa VanDyke told to “TAME her MANE.” A Florida school told a 12-year-old African-American girl that she either does something with her hair or should start … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Dirty Dancing Soundtrack

Movie Plot: It’s the summer of 1963, and 17-year-old[citation needed] Frances “Baby” Houseman (Grey) is vacationing with her affluent family at Kellerman’s,[7] a resort in the Catskill Mountains. Baby is planning to attend Mount Holyoke College to study the economics … Continue reading

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