Dreads & racism
Life Issues Facing Dreads
I've noticed that it's always African Americans that criticize my boyfriend and I for having dreads. I am not being racist, it is simply an observation. I never really got it until today but people have talked about/given looks to my boyfriend. Caucasians compliment our hair all the time but it's always African Americans who make a big deal about it. I find this to be very racist. I don't believe that dreadlocks "belong" to any race or culture since they are not only ancient but many people are wearing them for many different purposes. Even so, that would be like me saying that African Americans can't eat ravioli because that's an Italian meal.Has anyone else noticed this? Do adults act like this or is it just because they're asinine high school kids?
updated by @Chloë: 02/14/15 03:31:35AM