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    Why Hair Matters: A Call to the Federal Government to Stop Hair Discrimination

    November 23, 2022By Jasmine St Clor

    Hair textures and styles are as diverse as humankind. Hair is linked to different cultures, religions, movements, and much more. Some religions forbid the cutting of hair as an expression of gratitude towards their deity.[i] Culturally, hairstyles like the mohawk are derived from indigenous groups with powerful meanings linked to them.[ii] In 1960, the afro […]

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    Seeking Employment? Proceed with Caution on Social Media

    May 3, 2022By Marcos LLobell

    It is 2022, and the age of social media is at its peak and more powerful than ever.  A simple search of a name can generate someone’s personal life in just a matter of seconds.  Nowadays, most people who are seeking employment use some sort of social networking site. In order to keep up with […]

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    “It Takes All of Us”: Holding the NFL Legally Accountable for Their Discriminatory Conduct

    March 15, 2022By Carly Athanasatos

    “In certain critical ways, the NFL is racially segregated and is managed much like a plantation.”[i] Just weeks before the 54th Superbowl, former Miami Dolphins Coach, Brian Flores, filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, alleging the discriminatory hiring practices of the National Football League (“NFL”). Seventy […]

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