Baker signs law banning hairstyle discrimination

Twins disciplined for wearing box braids attend ceremony

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER on Tuesday signed the CROWN Act into law, making Massachusetts the 18th state to ban discrimination based on “natural hairstyles.”  The governor held a joyous bill signing ceremony in his office, surrounded by advocates and lawmakers, the first such ceremony in his office since before the pandemic.   The bill was prompted in(...)

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