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California Senate passes new bill banning racial discrimination against employees with natural hairstyles

California has joined other states in ending racial discrimination against people with natural hairstyles such as braids, twists, and afros.

On Monday, the Senate passed the CROWN Act (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) which will ban discrimination against employees based off their hairstyle.

The bill was initially passed by Los Angeles Senator Holly J. Mitchell, who recently said in a speech, “A google image search for ‘unprofessional hairstyles’ yielded only pictures of Black women with their natural hair or wearing natural braids or twists.” . . .

Read more by Jacqueline Laurean Yates at abcnews.go

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