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    The politics of hair: Understanding the Clicks hair ad saga

    SOUTH Africa has a long political history regarding hair. With the introduction of the Population Registration Act of 1950, tests were used to figure out someone’s race. One of these was the “pencil” test.  This involved sliding a pencil into someone’s hair. If the pencil did not fall out, the person was considered not white. As result of these type…

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