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  1. Gweedo - It's legal here !!! -  Murray

    Gweedo - It's legal here !!! - Murray GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Gotts t’ have mah fro !

  2. MadCow

    MadCow GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Never let a loaded barber cut your hair!

  3. pschearer

    pschearer GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I was amazed to speak to an intelligent, educated, white 20-something who didn’t know what an afro is. Don’t they teach kids anything in school anymore?

  4. Meg Locklear

    Meg Locklear said, over 1 year ago

    When my son asks for something like that I tell him when you graduate high school, college, get a job, and get married…you can have anything your wife says you can have. :)

  5. Jen

    Jen said, over 1 year ago

    Have known one particular middle-schooler who would not cut his hair all school year. Had an incredibly huge ’fro come June.

  6. MrJimCos

    MrJimCos said, over 1 year ago

    So dad is saying you gotta have money to NOT spend it? I am able to not buy haircuts all day, and am no deeper in debt at the end of the day. Hmmm..

  7. robb armstrong

    robb armstrong said, over 1 year ago

    @meg locklear HILARIOUS

  8. Agingstoner

    Agingstoner said, over 1 year ago

    Why does one need money to grow a fro? What he really is saying is, “I’m the parent and you wear your hair the way I say you should.”

  9. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, over 1 year ago

    @Agingstoner

    EVERY parental argument boils down to “Because I said so”.

  10. msowards

    msowards said, over 1 year ago

    OH! does this bring back memories. I had finally gotten old enough to walk to the barber on my own and this time, before I got there, I decided to brush my hair backwards, from front to back. I wanted to emphasize my ‘widows peak’. Of Course the barber cut my hair that way and I thought it looked great, but when I got home my father went ballistic. I was sent back with a note and my hair combed the way he wanted it for the barber to ‘fix’ it. There’s nothing like stomping on a burgeoning self identity.

  11. mcapone

    mcapone said, over 1 year ago

    I have to admit that I miss Joe’s and Marcy’s old hairstyles, which you can still see in the top banner on this page.

    Will Smith would definitely be cast to play Joe in the live-action version.

  12. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, over 1 year ago

    pschearer: “Black studies” have been banned. Only dead white male imperialists may be studied. Next up for the curriculum, “The Glories of Slavery”. I had to study that back in the Jim Crow days.

  13. Nun'Ya Bidness

    Nun'Ya Bidness said, over 1 year ago

    My husband is either Irish or Scottish (depending on how you pronounce the last name) and when he was in high school, mid-70’s) he decided to get a permanant and wear an ‘afro’ for a couple of months.

    Imagine this:
    1974
    Elkmont, North Alabama/South Tennessee (It’s a split town)
    A skinny, blond headed, white boy strolling down a crowded high school hallway with his ‘fro blowing in the breeze!

    Nobody, but nobody!, took even 1 picture!

    Now he doesn’t have any hair to speak of.

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