Research from Accenture found allowing an employee to be their authentic self is linked to advancement, and Rah Thomas is a good example.
"There is still a very long way to go to combat the unconscious prejudice against Black women's complexion, hair style and texture," Nyong'o wrote.
Henson's stylist shared the reason behind the cut, and DiversityInc asked Tamika Katon-Donegal, an L.A.-based Black actress, why she wears her natural curls.
White women "had the strongest explicit attitudes that were negative. The significant bias is a challenge for Black women that has to be acknowledged," Alexis McGill Johnson told DiversityInc.
"How can the court or an employer feel they have a right to strip us of this option to wear whatever hairstyle we chose?" said Lissiah Taylor Hundley.
Jesse Williams' BET Awards Speech: 'If you have no interest in equal rights for Black people, then do not make suggestions to those who do'
His documentary, "Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement," premiered on BET last month. He received BET's Humanitarian Award.
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