Black hair – specifically, black women’s hair – has been the subject of legislative control in America since the early 1700s to the present day. In this episode, we discuss the legislative history of Black hair in America. It’s a history of attempts to control black Americans’ relationship with their hair over the centuries – a practice that is alive and well in contemporary America.
The discussion covers a recent slew of natural hair discrimination cases; and laws either that have been passed, or currently being presented in various state and city legislatures, to end discriminatory practices around black hair in the U.S.
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