Women on Deadline

A podcast about her experience in TV news

Episode 012: Free to wear our natural hair on-air

We discuss how and why the stigma is still real when it comes to women of color, particularly black women, wearing their natural hair in the workplace.

Plus, hear from women in TV news who rock their natural curls with pride.

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Acast.

Important links & afterthoughts from this episode:

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A Visual History of Iconic Black Hairstyles, The History Channel

New Evidence Shows There's Still Bias Against Black Natural Hair, NPR

NYC’s Legal Enforcement Guidance on Race Discrimination on the Basis of Hair, February 2019

Army Lifts Ban on Dreadlocks, and Black Servicewomen Rejoice, NYTimes

“Why I disappeared from WJTV in Jackson, Mississippi” by Brittany Noble, Medium