Hair Rules Leave Black Learners at South African School in Tears

"I have a natural afro, but a teacher told me I need to comb my hair because it looks like a bird's nest," one learner has told Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, who visited Pretoria Girls' High after protests.


Young black girls at some South African schools have taken a stand against hair rules that have led to accusations of racism.

Entrance at Pretoria High School for Girls (file photo).

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