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MOTION MONDAY: June 26, 2017 (2 of 2)

Bonus GIF! I’ve been growing my hair about 2 years now (the great shave of 2017 will come soon… SOON), and I’m still terrible at the towel wrap.

The only reason I’ve pulled it off here is because my sister gave me a Spa Sister Microfiber Hair Turban, which has a button and a loop for easy fastening.

The game has changed.

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FIBA finally allows Muslims and Sikhs to wear hijabs and turbans on the court

  • On Thursday, the International Basketball Federation announced changes to its headgear policy that would allow Muslim and Sikh players to wear hijabs or turbans on the court. 
  • The new policy overturns a ban on religious head coverings.
  • FIBA’s governing body convened in Hong Kong for the federation’s midterm congress and agreed to allow approved head coverings that would minimize risk for injuries and coincide with team colors. 
  • The new policy will take effect in October, according to CNN.
  • “The new rule comes as a result of the fact that traditional dress codes in some countries — which called for the head and/or entire body being covered —were incompatible with FIBA’s previous headgear rule,” a FIBA statement read. Read more (5/4/17)

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FINEAPPLE /ˈfīˌnapəl/ a black woman wearing her natural hair in a big ass poof on her head, looking like a fine ass pineapple. Therefore, a FINEAPPPLE 🍍

Headwrap Tutorial

Tamara Karsavina as Zobeida in Scheherazade. Photo by E.O. Hoppe, 1911.

Choreography by Mikhail Fokine. Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Costumes by Léon Bakst inspired a fashion for harem pants, turbans and floor cushions.

Tamara Platonovna Karsavina (1885-1978) was a famous Russian ballerina, renowned for her beauty, who was most noted as a Principal Artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and later the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev.