American Veteran: Keep It Close

This Vet Fought for Inclusive Hair Standards in the Army

11/30/2021 | 6m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

As a cadet at West Point Andrea Peters went to great lengths to make her textured hair conform to Army regulations and standards. The regulations prevented her from fully expressing her individuality and affected her sense of self. Andrea’s hair pick serves as a reminder that though regulations have eased over the years, there is still progress to be made.

Aired: 11/30/21

Rating: NR

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