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Marcia Mercer / Stateline

Banning hair discrimination emerges as racial justice issue

By: - December 1, 2021

When Dina Neal, the first African American woman elected to the Nevada Assembly, came to the state Capitol in 2011, she wore her hair in braids. Her hairstyle was a practical choice. Carson City was snowy and cold, “and I did not want to wear my wet hair out every day in 25-degree weather,” she […]