Surgeon General: “Black women don’t exercise because they don’t want to sweat their hair out.”

While speaking on health at the recent Bronner Brothers Hair Show, the United States Surgeon General, Dr. Regina M. Benjamin told the New York Times: “Oftentimes you get women saying, ‘I can\’t exercise today because I don\’t want to sweat my hair back or get my hair wet.\’ When you\’re starting to exercise, you look for reasons not to, and sometimes the hair is one of those reasons.”

Her comments caused some in the Black community to take exception as they felt that her remarks unfairly singled out Black women.

Do you agree that Black women don’t exercise because they don’t want to sweat out their hairstyles? Ladies, speak up — what do you do with your hair when you work out?



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