Research from Accenture found allowing an employee to be their authentic self is linked to advancement, and Rah Thomas is a good example.
By Sheryl Estrada , Alana Winns and Christian Carew
Rah Thomas made a decision early on in his corporate career to work at a company that would not only accept his dreadlocks but would encourage him to wear the hairstyle.
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.
"The 'Good Hair' Study: Explicit And Implicit Attitudes Toward Black Women's Hair," released last week, reveals that even though more Black women are embracing natural hairstyles, biases toward natural hair continue to exist — even within the Black community.