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Athletes Backed by Blacks
October 10, 1969
This October 10, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a demonstration by African American students regarding grooming policies for athletes. While the school’s policy mandated short hair on athletes, black athletes argued that Afro hairstyles were a critical part of black identity.
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