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New Jersey to Introduce Bill to Prevent Hair Discrimination

New Jersey is poised to follow two other states — California and New York — in passing anti- hair discrimination legislation. Related story: CROWN Act: California Becomes First State to Ban Natural Hairstyle Discrimination Assemblywoman Angela McKnight is sponsoring a bill that will add hair as a category illegal to…

Hair Discrimination is Now Illegal in New York

Officials from the New York Human Rights Commission have announced a ban on discrimination on the basis of hair type.  The much-deserved win is setting a precedent around the country in regard to Black women primarily being the target of racial bias by choosing to wear their natural hair. There are…