A video game for black women tired of people touching their hair

By Intisar Seraaj, CNN

If you’ve never had a stranger try to touch your hair without permission, you’re lucky. You’re also probably not a black woman.

A new video game will give you a taste of how frustrating the experience can be.
Creator Momo Pixel designed the game after she was tired of people making unwanted touches of her hair. And other black women are equally tired of undesired touching, which is why the game, released on Wednesday, has gone viral.
It’s a conversation that keeps happening, although black women have repeatedly said, “Don’t touch my hair.” The message has been relayed in the news, in entertainment media and now in video games. Pixel says the message needed to be shared once again “so we don’t have to keep having this conversation.”
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