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Why Do Black Women Have to Look Like White Women to Serve Their Country?

Ama Yawson | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics
Ama Yawson

Given the fact that military men and women sacrifice so much, I believe that all members of the military regardless of race, gender or sexual orientation deserve to be honored and respected. Sadly, black women of the U.S. army are being severely dishonored and disrespected by Army Regulation 670-1.

Amanda Terkel

Black Female Lawmakers Object To Army's 'Discriminatory' Ban On Certain Hairstyles

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 16 women in the Congressional Black Caucus sent Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel a letter Thursday objecting to the Army's ban on certa...

Amanda Terkel

Black Female Soldiers Criticize Army's New Hairstyle Rules As Racially Biased

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army is facing criticism for its new appearance and grooming regulations, which some soldiers say unfairly target black women's...

Alleged Fort Hood Shooter's Beard Stops Court Hearing

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas -- A hearing to consider pre-trial motions in the murder case against an Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage ...