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Young Black Girl Teased By Male Bullies About Her Hair—But She Refuses To Back Down

Young Black Girl Teased By Male Bullies About Her Hair—But She Refuses To Back Down
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Updated 6 months ago

Trinity Shaw is an 11-year-old young woman of color who attends a predominantly white school. Her mother, life coach Toshia Shaw, is incredibly proud of her — and you're about to be, too. Trinity faced bullying at the hands of some male classmates. They teased her about wearing her hair naturally, styled into dreadlocks that she proudly arranges into fabulous hairdos each morning.

Trinity was having exactly none of their hair-shaming, and her mom tweeted about it:

And Twitter was 100% here for this girl's pride and strength:

Some people sent messages of kindness and encouragement to Trinity via her mom:

After Shaw read some of the messages to Trinity, she gave us an update on the little warrior queen:

We can't wait to see the way Trinity, and other little girls like her, change the world. 


H/T: Twitter