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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 »
Attorney Tracy Sanders Speaks On Natural Hair In The Workplace
September 13, 2016
Tracy Sanders, Esq. speaks on natural hair and the law in the release of her new book: Natural Hair in the Workplace: What are Your Rights? Reporter: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Natural Hair In The Workplace: What Are Your Rights?
August 31, 2016
Sanders seeks to educate both the employers and employees with natural hair to understand their legal position on the matter ... read more »
Miss Jessie’s For Black Mommies
December 16, 2015
Miss Jessie’s, recognized to be among the leading naturally curly hair care lines, teams up with Great Beginning for Black Babies (GBBB) to distribute products among young mothers of color. Miss Jessie’s co-founder, Miko Branch, claims that becoming a mother made it impossible to maintain the straight hairstyle in which she was accustomed, and forced her to embrace her naturally curly hair. ... read more »
Afrolicious Hair Expo hits the Los Angeles Convention Center
November 11, 2015
All things afrolicious, from African hair scarves to organic beauty products, filled the room as hundreds of Black women came out the Los Angeles Convention Center to celebrate the fourth annual Afrolicious Hair Expo on Sunday, Nov. 8. ... read more »
‘Nappywood’ Natural Hair and Lifestyle Expo
August 5, 2015
More and more, African-American women are ditching the hair relaxers and accepting their natural hair state. ... read more »
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