Ava DuVernay Puts Touchy-Feely Hair Violator on Blast

Ava DuVernay
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Ava DuVernay
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Last week, actress Teyonah Parris tweeted about an older white man touching her hair without permission. But apparently this is still an epidemic, and now Ava DuVernay, director of Selma, says she, too, had a close encounter with the touchy-feely kind.

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DuVernay, who has long dreadlocks, tweeted about a recent run-in with someone who touched her hair:

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I’m still of the mindset that people will only learn not to touch a person’s hair when they start drawing back nubs.

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