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Hair Healing for All the Little Tianas

Jessica Joseph | Posted 11.09.2013 | Black Voices
Jessica Joseph

Mothers, tanties and teachers: It breaks my heart to tell you this but you unknowingly slipped something toxic in your home-cooked chicken soup for the soul and fed it to your daughters and granddaughters. You told us that in order to enter woman-hood and embrace all the beauty that comes with it, we must undergo a painful rite of passage called the chemical relaxer, perm or hot comb.

Preschool Bans Imaginary Superhero Play?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.24.2013 | Parents

Superheros may no longer be making appearances in this preschool classroom. An unnamed preschool recently sent home a notice to parents, explaining...

7 Ridiculous Things Schools Have Banned This Year

Babble.com | Posted 10.22.2012 | Parents
Babble.com

Written by Joslyn Gray for Babble.com Gosh, we like to ban things. In recent years, we've seen schools ban everything from Silly Bandz and skinny je...

New Jersey Middle School A 'No Hugging' Zone

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | Education

ABERDEEN TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- A New Jersey school superintendent says there's no policy against hugging in the district, and says the issue of middle sch...

The 17 Weirdest Things Schools Have Banned (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Schools have a responsibility to protect their students, but when it comes to things like silly bandz and pogs, we wonder just how much protection kid...