The TSA wants to pat-down your Afro

With Hair Pat-Downs, Complaints of Racial Bias

On June 30, a young African-American woman, Laura Adiele, said that a screener at the Seattle-Tacoma airport insisted on patting down her hair, which was also natural and curly, even though the body scan had not set off an alarm.

Ms. Adiele said in various interviews that she thought the search had been racially motivated.

Click the NYTimes link below for the full story.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/16/business/natural-hair-pat-downs-warrant-a-rethinking.html?_r=1&src=tp&smid=fb-share

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