Morris L. Chestnut is very recognizable because he has been appearing in films since 1991 when he appeared as Ricky Baker in Boyz n the Hood. After doing various TV movies, Chestnut career steadily rose with co-starring roles in standard studio films such as Under Siege 2 and G.I. Jane. His major break into the main stream was with his role as a professional football player on the eve of his wedding in The Best Man. For his performance Chestnut earned an NAACP Image Award nomination. Most recently, Chestnut revived his previous role with the follow up film The Best Man Holiday, which once again received great acclaim and numbers in the box office. Born and raised in California, Morris Chestnut claims that the Philadelphia Eagles are among his favorite sports teams. And ladies, you may not have to wait to long to see him on the big screen, because rumors are swirling about another Best Man film maybe in the works.
Ok, how can Afro-puffs and braids cause an uproar. Well an Ohio school has decided to ban the traditional hairstyles, which, isn't sitting too well with people. According to the Huffington Post, the Lorain Horizon Science Academy in Ohio is facing heat from the natural hair community after a copy of a letter to parents that included a ban on afro puffs and 'small twisted braids' with or without rubberbands, was posted online. These changes are a part of the dress code for the upcoming school year.This of course comes off offensive and it could be believed to be a tad big racist. I mean really, what's a girl to do with her hair? Well since the school has been catching flack over their dress code, Horizon Science Academy has apologized and rescinded its ban. Check out parts of the original letter, and the latest letter: