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New York, New York / Hair Discrimination #1136979

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 23, 2019
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(New York: Rehema Ellis) New legal guidelines in New York City to stop hair discrimination against black people featured; scenes shown from the Harlem Natural Hair Salon, from hair cases in Florida & New Jersey. [Salon client Shernette LINTON@- says there should not be discrimination against how hair grows.] [Destiny THOMPSON - recounts what her boss said about her hair.] A statement from her employer Gap quoted. [ACLU staff attorney Rica Tabacco MAR@, Harlem Natural Hair Salon stylist Casey LASURE@- comment on hair issues.]

Balart, Jose Diaz;
Ellis, Rehema

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