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Swedish cultuurminister criticism for... dreadlocks
In January could Stefan Löfven and his social democrats four and a half month after the Swedish elections, finally an agreement with the Greens, the Liberals and the Centrumpartij. The key posts remained in the hands of the same ministers as in Löfvens first government. The most notable newcomer in Löfven II is the 38-year-old Amanda Lind, and that especially because of her hairstyle.

Lind was the first Swedish minister with dreadlocks. She has an activist past, married to the eccentric filmmaker Björn Ola Lind and has been since January 21, the new minister of Culture. Her afrokapsel that, since her twentieth, however, in some, not in the taste, and because of various reasons.

As expressed in the right-hand polemiste Rebecca Weidmo Uvell on Twitter criticism. “If regeringslid you represent not yourself, but Sweden. Especially in an international context. A haircut really can't,” said Uvell.

In an article In the newspaper Aftonbladet accused Nisrit Ghebil, a young artist and spokesman of the black community, the minister of “cultural appropriation”. She finds it not possible that someone with a political function of an Afro-American haircut “while in the U.S., young black girls are still excluded because they have such a hairstyle.”

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