The haircare brand, Pantene has joined the fight against hair discrimination in the UK. Their new campaign My Hair Won’t Be Silenced aims to reduce discrimination against people with afro hair by 2025. Dr Rolanda Wilkerson PhD, Pantene’s Principle Hair Scientist and Creator of Pantene Gold Series stated: “Products tailored to protect Afro hair are
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.
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.