The multi-hyphenate entertainer Solange Knowles — singer, designer, actress, model, polarizing tonsorial figure — tweeted that her afro earned a pat-down from Transportation Security Administration agents as she tried to board a plane, joking that the incident was an example of “discrim-FRO-nation.”
She linked to a news item of a woman who had the same thing happen to her.
I kid you not. This just happened to me:dfw.cbslocal.com/2011/09/21/tsa…
— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) November 14, 2012
“My hair is not a storage drawer,” she tweeted. “Although, guess I couuld [sic] hide a joint up in here.”
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