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Bringing CROWN Act back: A renewed push for a federal law banning hair-based discrimination

The CROWN Act would ban discrimination based on hair texture or style. (Charlie Riedel/AP)
The CROWN Act would ban discrimination based on hair texture or style. (Charlie Riedel/AP)

Black lawmakers are leading a renewed push for Congress to pass the CROWN Act, legislation that would ban discrimination based on hair texture or style.

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, dean of the Boston University School of Law, joins Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson to discuss why this federal legislation is still needed.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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