Tag: Hair

Archived: 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…

Archived: Military Relaxes Hairstyle Restrictions

By Albert Lin After uproar over the military’s new grooming policies, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that the guidelines have been relaxed and that offensive language has been removed from the policies of two branches of the military. In a letter to U.S. Representative Marcia Fudge (D.Ohio), chair of…