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NATURAL HAIR IN THE BUSINESS WORLD- “SO ARE YOU REALLY GOING TO WEAR YOUR HAIR LIKE THAT?”

NATURAL HAIR IN THE BUSINESS WORLD –

“SO ARE YOU REALLY GOING TO WEAR YOUR HAIR LIKE THAT?”

Sharing an article with you that  I read here: SOURCE: http://www.curlynikki.com/2013/10/natural-hair-in-business-world-so-are.html

 

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Dr. Kimberly Nettles writes:
I will never forget my first time preparing for a pharmacy job interview. “So are you really going to wear your hair like that?”, my fellow colleague asked peering into my Afro as if it were a foreign object. I had never given a second thought to the idea if my hair would be “acceptable” to wear to a job fair. I always put more emphasis into making sure my makeup didn’t look too bright, my business suit wasn’t too tight, or that my heels weren’t too high. Professionalism was something I always took pride in, but the concept of how I would style my hair was never a concern.


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