Why are black Americans being punished for their hair?

Many black People are embracing the pure curls and coils of their hair. However there’s been a backlash in opposition to black hairstyles in school rooms and firms throughout America.

Toddlers and teenagers have been kicked out of faculty due to their hair, whereas many adults face dropping their jobs. We get to the foundation of why this type of discrimination is so frequent – and authorized – within the US and discover out what it’s going to take to cease it.

Reported and produced by Chelsea Bailey. Filmed and edited by Hannah Lengthy-Higgins.

Graphics and animation by Angelica Casas

Affiliate Producer: Shrai Popat

Extra filming by Alexandra Ostasiewicz and Chloe Kim

Piano rating by Gene D’Andrea