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The Ridiculous Discussion Surrounding Gymnast Gabby Douglas' Hair

Despite her immense accomplishments, both mental, emotional, and athletic some people, mostly black women, are finding fault with Gabby’s hair of all things.

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One of the things I appreciate most about black people is our ability to express ourselves, vividly and candidly. But I’ll also be the first to admit that sometimes…a lot of times, you just can’t please us. We’ll  always find fault with someone, particularly another black person, in a position of prominence. Crabs in a barrel. The fact that Gabby, an adorable 16 year old, God-fearing Olympian, can’t escape the unprovoked attacks from “grown” people proves just how much growing up [some] black people have yet to do.

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