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“Locs” Not Dreads Please

Call me petty, but I get offended when people refer to my locs as dreads/ dreadlocks. If you’re not a person of color or don’t have thick 4c kinks/3a curls; you probably never paid attention to the terms. Here’s Why I Get Offended: The terms “Dreads” or “Dreadlocks” have a negative connotation. This is due to the history behind locs. Rastafarianism is a religion that began in Jamaica in the 1920s. Rastafarianism includes ideologies similar to Marxism and Socialism. During […]

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