Friday, June 27, 2014

Rules for Black/African American Women in the workplace compared to White women colleagues/co-workers

Huff Post Live Interview about the "unspoken rules for black women's hair in corporate America" 

Are you experiencing or have experienced the issue in the work place? or other place? "Ethnic" (wherever that word came from), African American, African or Black women today are more free to wear their hair in various African and natural styles but still face thatelephant in the room (that unspoken rule) that prefer them to wear their hair straight, wavy or pinned up and out of the way. Apparently, this is still an issue in corporate America as well as within other professions & occupations. 
Are we still expected to wear relaxed and curly permed hair in certain organizations and association? 
Black women are beginning to make more efforts to "define culture rather than letting culture define them"Jamilah Lemiex. Click Here to read more and check out live video interview.