Going natural, ‘fro frisking and the politics of hair
Originally published in 2015, this story is updated.
The Transportation Security Administration announced in April 2015 that it no longer will pat down all people with ‘natural’ hair.
A year later, they were still touching. Hmm, that was fast.
In 2019, a TSA agent with locs of her own patted down the head of a woman with braids.
Other examples of hair discrimination:
- In East Texas this month…