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August 2012

Is the Gabby Douglas Hair Drama A Part Of A Bigger Issue?

Sixteen-year-old Gabby Douglas has made us all proud by helping the USA women's gymnastic team win a Gold medal for the first time since 1996. But instead of giving her due applause many on Twitter were asking: What is up with her hair? Could this be a part of the ongoing issue of natural vs. relaxed hair in the black community?
Gabby Douglas
Voting Has Ended

Is the Gabby Douglas hair drama called for?

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  • No, she's an Olympian. Hair doesn't matter!

  • Yes, she's being seen around the world!

Is this a part of a bigger hair issue?

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  • No, black people don't care about hair.

  • Yes, we place too much emphasis on hair.

Poll results so far...

No, she's an Olympian. Hair doesn't matter! 95%

No, black people don't care about hair. 8%

Yes, we place too much emphasis on hair. 92%

Yes, she's being seen around the world! 5%

No, black people don't care about hair. 5%

Yes, we place too much emphasis on hair. 95%

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