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Sophomores Shinice Ford poses with hair care products. Historically, natural black hair has been rejected by Eurocentric beauty standards.

Tangled: How women of color are brushing away hair stigmas

By Celisa Calacal and Kalia Kornegay April 5, 2017
“Natural hair is intimidating to them — it signifies pride,” she said. “It puts them off because it shows how we have found beauty within ourselves."
It is not decided where the African Diaspora learning community will be housed on campus, but other learning communities exist in the Terrace dorms, pictured above.

New African Diaspora living community proposed for IC

By Ben Kaplan, Contributing Writer November 7, 2016
A student-led effort may bring an African Diaspora–themed residential learning community to Ithaca College by next year.
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