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Trinidad & Tobago: Hair & Now

Categories: Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago, Ethnicity & Race, Human Rights, Ideas, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics

Struck by a report in which a detained man's hair was shaved by soldiers, Attillah Springer [1] says: “This shouldn’t be the story that gets you the most vexed out of the whole state of emergency farce…it's just hair. That is why Samson was destroyed when Delilah cut his. It’s just hair. That’s why soldiers think they have a right to cut it. It’s just freedom.”