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The Daily Show 2014-07-17 - Operation Black Hair

"Jessica Williams investigates an Army regulation that ignorantly discriminates against black servicewomen and their hairstyles."

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People do realize that in the case of a gas attack, the gas can linger in hair/beards that are too long or braided. That’s why the army has shit like this you numb nuts.

Plus there is this piece of gear you kind of have to wear sometimes called a Kevlar. And having long ass hair or thick breads is going to add to the discomfort of wearing this already, bulky, cumbersome, irritating and ill fitting piece of gear. As well as have it basically resting on top of your head instead of you know, covering it. But at least your hair will look nice while their scooping your fucking brains off the humvee seats. 

You want to know why there are people still against women in combat? Shit like this. The fact that hairstyle restrictions even registers as a problem, let alone the fact that people don’t bother to contemplate the implications in combat scenarios are disheartening at best. Let’s look at the male side, 

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Not approved - Fucking everything else.

friendly reminder: not everything is racism.

^ most stuff isn’t . protip trusting the daily show is bad for your health .

Crazy idea that fashion and looking good may have to take a back seat to your safety and the safety of others huh?

This also intentionally ignores the fact that non blacks are not permitted those hairstyles either .but then liberals are racists .

Exactly, lots of people like long hair I love having long hair but if joined the army I would realize it may get in the way and cause serious problems and so I would cut it. It’s really not that difficult to figure out. Plus really you’re arguing over hair??? That’s the biggest issue you see?

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