New York to ban hairstyle policies that discriminate against black people
Human rights commission rules, believed to be first in US, target company and school policies that ban dreadlocks and other styles
New York City will ban discrimination based on hairstyles, a rule meant to stop policies that penalize black people.
The New York City Commission on Human Rights issued the new regulations on Monday. Believed to be the first in the US, they give African American New Yorkers the legal right to wear their hair in afros, cornrows, locks, twists, braids, Bantu knots and other styles.Continue reading...