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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…

Michael Vick's Advice to Colin Kaepernick: Cut Your Afro

Colin Kaepernick is still without a job for the 2017 season, and the perplexing situation has left many industry insiders offering their thoughts as well as advice for the unsigned quarterback, including Michael Vick. The former Eagles quarterback thinks that in order for Kaepernick to be taken seriously enough to…

Hairstyles of Black Women: Cases of Discrimination

It’s 2015, yet the natural hair and hairstyles of Black women continue to be taboo in mainstream society in the U.S. and abroad. At the workplace, during travel and even at leisure, Black women face an additional layer of discrimination. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) When Malaika Singleton, Ph.D., a neuroscientist…