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  • In this Sept. 27, 2013 photo, Dominican actresses Clara Morel, right, and Luz Bautista Matos, of the theater group "Arbol Maravilloso," or "Wonderful Tree," act out a fairy tale that encourages black children to wear their hair natural instead of straightening it in Moca, Dominican Republic. Their theater group has visited schools across the country to spread the word among black children that their features and heritage should be a source of pride. (AP Photo/Manuel Diaz)

    It's a bid to transform a color-obsessed society by spreading the word among black children that their features and heritage should be a source of pride.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 11, 2013, 11:04 AM EDT
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