California bans discrimination against afros, dreadlocks

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** The unwritten law banning students and employees became popular when Trump became President **


California on Wednesday became the first US state to ban racial discrimination based on hairstyle, passing a law to ensure afros and dreadlocks can be worn at all schools and offices.

The law is primarily aimed at protecting the rights of black Americans who favor the distinctive cuts, and was passed unanimously by both state chambers.

It is due to enter into force on January 1.

The law was introduced by Los Angeles Democrat Senator Holly Mitchell, who is herself black and frequently wears microbraids.

“This law protects the right of Black Californians to choose to wear their hair in its natural form, without pressure to conform to Eurocentric norms,” the state senator said.

“For us, it is a symbol of who we are,” she added, describing her own decision to adopt the hairstyle as part of a “social and political statement to the outside world.”

California Governor Gavin Newsom, who signed the bill, spoke of a high school student who was forced last December to cut off his dreadlocks before a wrestling match or forfeit the bout.

The student was made to choose whether to “lose an athletic competition or lose his identity,” said Newsom.

“That is played out in workplaces, it’s played out in schools – not just in athletic competitions and settings – every single day all across America.”

According to the bill’s text, hair “remains a rampant source of racial discrimination with serious economic and health consequences, especially for black individuals.”

Employers will still be permitted to require employees to secure their hair for safety or hygienic reasons.

New York City adopted similar legislation earlier this year.

Hapa kenya kitu ka hii haiwezi fanyika people are fucking retarded ama aje @Afro

Wee, slow down. An MP was thrown out of his own meeting for being drunk in public.

@Amused American legislator wamekosa kazi. Naskia huko kuna hadi BILL OF RIGHT YA WANYAMA.

Am not amused coz ata sikujua if they were banned. I assumed that in Trumpstan everything flies.


I have an afro this is good news

Bcaus I got high