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Gabby's Hair -- An Issue of Life and Death?

beefonrocks Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 9:46 AM
Very sad that these people are focused on how she looks and not on what she accomplished. I am proud of that young lady, she is exceptionally talented and a great American. She accomplished what few have by sheer determination and guts and all these nuts can do is talk about her hair. Sad
J. Galt Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 6:25 PM
There is a segment of our population that rejects personal accomplishment. Whether it be education, career, or independence for government dependency.
Gabrielle Douglas became the fourth American -- and first black female -- to win a gold medal in women's individual all-around gymnastics. Effervescent and attractive, Gabby stands to make millions of dollars in endorsements. But she has received criticism -- in the social media, via Twitter, Facebook and, according to The Daily Beast, several "black blogs."

It's about her hair:

"Gabby Douglas gotta do something with this hair! These clips and this brown gel residue aint it." "She needs some gel and a brush." "She has to 'represent.'" "My mama sitting (here) screaming at Gabby Douglas on...