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California Set To Be First U.S. State To Ban Hair Discrimination

Natural hair

California lawmakers have passed a bill to protect black employees and students by outlawing discrimination against people who wear “ethnic” hairstyles such as braids, dreadlocks, and Afros, NPR reports. The bill states, “The history of our nation is riddled with laws and societal norms that equated ‘blackness,’ and the associated …

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Shooting At California Synagogue Leaves 1 dead, 3 Injured

Synagogue shooting

A gunman opened fire at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in Poway, California earlier today. The shooting left one dead and three others injured, according to law enforcement officials. Chabad of Poway hosts weekly luncheons that follows the morning Shabbat services, as well as holding a celebration for Passover. Police …

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