- Two students' confrontation over dreadlocks sparked conversation
- One SF State student says the other was appropriating black culture with his hair
This story was originally published on CNN.com in March.
(CNN)Black hair is a touchy subject tied to beauty, identity and politics. Whether it's Afros and black power or cornrows and hip-hop, hairstyles associated with African-American culture can make a statement before their wearers say a word.