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House Passes CROWN Act Supporting Natural Black Hairstyles
March 30, 2022
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the CROWN Act, banning hair-related discrimination. The measure passed in a vote of 235-189 along party lines. ... read more »
Top National Stories of 2020
December 31, 2020
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Councilman Curren Price Honors the Creators of Academy Award Winning “Hair Love” During Black History Month
February 27, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, Councilman Price lead a special City Council presentation where he recognized director, producer and writer of “Hair Love” Matthew Cherry and his entire team for their significant achievement.   ... read more »
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Hair Love’s Matthew A. Cherry Wins Big at the Oscars, Heightens Conversation on the CROWN Act
February 13, 2020
The 92nd Annual Academy Awards wasn’t much different this year diversity wise, but did deliver a distinguished accomplishment worth celebrating ... read more »
With the Passage of the CROWN Act, Sen. Holly Mitchell Paves the Way for Natural Hair Acceptance
July 11, 2019
African Americans have long been punished for appearing in professional or academic settings while wearing their natural hair. In 2010, a Black woman in Alabama refused to cut her dreadlocks, and a job offer disappeared. Last December, a video of a Black high school wrestler who was forced get his dreadlocks cut off before a match, went viral. Not long ago, a Google search for “unprofessional hair” returned results mostly featuring Black women wearing their natural curls or braids. ... read more »
Yes Our Black is Beautiful!
July 11, 2019
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