Chelsea Johnson

sociologist

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Chelsea Johnson on KCRW

Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed the CROWN Act, which stands for “creating a respectful and open workplace for natural hair.”

Afros, braids, cornrows: CROWN Act bans hair discrimination

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