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A Black journalists delegation headed by former CNN political contributor Roland S. Martin has put CNN on notice for its lack of Black executives in leadership positions at the cable news network.

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New Army Hair Regulations Racist, Petition Says

The military's efforts to regulate unkempt Afrocentric hairstyles is drawing flack from natural hair enthusiasts.

The Army's new regulations ban twists, cornrows and dreadlocks or dreads. The Army prepared a poster illustrated with photos of the banned hairstyles in an amendment to Army Regulation 670-1. The new rules go into effect on Monday.

TV One's Roland Martin (“News One Now”) joined a panel of black female current and former soldiers to debate the Army's ban on Afrocentric hairstyles.

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