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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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San Diego State University Plans to Offer Selena Media Course in 2020

Selena Course at SDU

The course, entitled “Selena and Latinx Media Representation” will be available for students at San Diego State University, spring semester 2020.  In dedication to the Grammy-award winning singer, university staff announced the new course Tuesday, on what would have been Selena’s 48th birthday. Assistant professor of digital media studies and …

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