The United States of America is the one country where positive law changes are being made to protect black people from unfair hair discrimination. That law is called the CROWN Act.
As the fight against hair discrimination continues, California has become the first state in the United States of America to protect employees and students from experiencing discrimination because of their hair texture and cultural hairstyles.
One in six children with Afro-textured hair is having a bad or very bad experience at school according to a report and survey, from World Afro Day supported by researchers at De Montfort University. Many school policies could actually be unlawful.
1 in 4 adults said they had a bad or very bad experience at school with their Afro-textured hair and identity.
Chikayzea Flanders, a Rastafarian boy who was told by Fulham Boys School to cut off his locs has won the right to keep his locs and return to school after a legal battle.
This week, a peaceful protest was held outside Fulham Boys School after the 12-year-old student was told his hair breaches the school’s uniform and appearance policy.
A new study confirms that black women with natural hair experience more hair discrimination in the workplace.