When Jenny’s Hair is a Racial Problem (On the Road with AJWS in the DR)

Santo Domingo/Day One 1/9/17 When Jenny, a Dominican citizen and community activist, went to get her Government ID reissued recently in Santo Domingo, she was told to brush her ‘kinky’ hair to look more European and lady-like – or she will not get her ID. This, she told us, was just one, and almost comical, aspect of […]

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