Hampton University Bans Certain Hairstyles for Students
Have you read the Hampton University hair article? If not, let's fill you in:
Time and time again we hear stories of people being turned down from jobs or entering into places of business due to their appearance. Whether you are wearing very distinct tattoos, piercings or unique clothing or makeup, some places may or may not deny you access because of your appearance.
Well this is the reality of those wearing natural hairstyles at Hampton University in Virginia. According to WTOP News…
University Bans Certain Hairstyles for Students
HAMPTON, Va. - Afros are OK but cornrows and flowing dreadlocks are not for business administration students at Hampton University. (Read Hampton University Bans Certain Hairstyles for Students here!)
Susan L. Taylor, editorial director for Essence magazine backed out of a speaking engagement at the 28th Annual Conference on the Black Family at Hampton University because of their views on braids and locks. Susan has worn braids in her hair for over 25 years... read Susan's comments on Hampton University's policy here.
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