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

Gary1467 Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 1:54 AM
Who cares about her hair? Who cares she is black? All I cared about was her performance on the worlds largest stage for gymnastics and the fact she was from the USA. She earned that medal not the scorn.
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...