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Study Finds Black Women With Natural Hair Styles Face Bias in Job Searches

Study Finds Black Women With Natural Hair Styles Face Bias in Job Searches

Participants in the study evaluated profiles of Black and White female job applicants across a variety of hairstyles. We found that Black women with natural hairstyles were perceived to be less professional, less competent, and less likely to be recommended for a job interview than other women.