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New York City Bans Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles

Discrimination based on natural hairstyles, which disproportionately impacts Black people, is now punishable under New York City law.  The NYC Commission on Human Rights released on Monday new guidelines that define discrimination on the basis of natural hair and hairstyles at work, school or in public spaces like fitness clubs, nightclubs and youth clubs, as racial discrimination. […]