A new study finds what many Black women have heard for years: natural hair could cost them a job. The Duke University study finds that discrimination against natural Black hairstyles is prevalent among those making hiring decisions. The study compared 4 different job candidates: a Black woman with natural hair, a Black woman with straight… Read more »
Posts Tagged: natural hair
Black-ish is tackling the sometimes taboo subject of black hair in this week’s episode! In the episode entitled “Hair Day”, Diane struggles with her own hair journey and deals with the “beauty shop” experience Black-ish airs Tuesday night at 8:30 on ABC.
Let’s just cut to the chase ‘raht now! Rumor has it that Gabrielle Union may have been fired from ‘America’s Got Talent’ because her hair styles were “too black.” Gabby’s hairstylist Larry Sims, has come to her defense on IG, posting a video of some of the hairstyles she wore during her run on the show. … Read more »
Okay so, with all of the controversy surrounding natural hair in the workplace and schools and in general, it didn’t long for the Internet to speak out over a photo of at least one school child pictured in H&M’s new kids campaign. A long IG post by IG user vernonfrancois, writes in part: “My heart… Read more »
Tyra Banks – always the beauty ambassador – just surprised fans on social media with her natural hair. She posted a photo on social media with the caption: My hair color when I was a lil Ty Ty. Years later @kimblehaircare and her team took me back to my baby girl roots. My real hair,… Read more »
California is set to become the first state to ban discrimination – against hairstyles. The bill defends ‘natural hair’ by updating anti-discrimination laws to include “traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles.” Supporters of the bill argue that workplace dress codes can unfairly discriminate against African-Americans, including… Read more »