Zia Simpson, a student and sales assistant in Cape Town, says even her father tells her to tame her Afro. For many teenage girls, nothing is more sensitive than the way they feel about their appearance. In South Africa, race has been added to that delicate equation. Last month, black students at the prestigious Pretoria High School for Girls protested a clause in the school's code of conduct that banned wide cornrows, braids and dreadlocks. It wasn't a new policy, and many South African schools have enforced similar rules before. But this time, girls pushed back — and their complaints touched a nerve.
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By James Tweedie For Mailonline. A man in India who hasn't cut or washed his hair in 40 years now sports six-foot-long dreadlocks - and calls them a 'blessing from God. Sakal Dev Tuddu, 63, from the Munger district of eastern Bihar state, wears his mat of hair on top of his head like a turban. He says that one night, some 40 years ago, his hair spontaneously wove itself into a 'jatta' or dreadlock, which he took as a divine blessing.
Indian man hasn't washed his six-foot dreadlocks in 40 years - and call them a 'blessing from God'
For all true dog lovers all pooches are beautiful. But what is really cool is that they are beautiful in so many different ways and for lots of different reasons. In this post we are going to look at some of the hairiest dogs breeds from all across the world and share some basic information about each type.
The Chinese New Year ushers in the Year of the Sheep, which is sometimes referred to as the Year of the Goat, as the Chinese character for both animals is the same. Sheep come in an amazing variety, as I found while looking through pictures. I just had to learn more about some of those different-looking breeds. Photograph by Flickr user nichole. The Jacob sheep is a fairly rare breed that can grow up to six horns!