Rekka's Run

Episode 48,  Sep 10, 2021, 12:27 PM

*I do not own any of the music featured. Opening: Talk Is Cheap~ Rekka Chasin' Paper~ Rekka Doin' Me~ Rekka WDYTTYA~ Rekka Hope You Like It~ Rekka Kid Don't Play~ Rekka Ft Scooter Rogers, BrenBoy Coming For The Crown~ Rekka I'm Dat~ Rekka

Rekka stops by to talk about her hair, her impact, and her feelings. Listen as we discuss why hair discriminations is still happening today. Both in the workplace and in schools against Black people, and I want to make a correction. I stated only California has passed an law to ban hair discrimination, as of 3/5/2021 seven states have passed The CROWN act into law. According to this article from  a quick Google search, 8 States Across the US That Have Banned Black Hair Discrimination (globalcitizen.org)

Here is an article giving some background on Marian Scott, who was banned from getting her school photos done due to red hair extensions being "against school dress code" and a happy update. Girl banned from school photos because of hair extensions - Chicago Tribune

Here is an article about the twins who who were harassed and threaten due to having braids because "extensions were against school dress code." Mass. school punishes twins for hair braid extensions. Their parents say it’s racial discrimination. - The Washington Post