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What Does Looking ‘Professional’ Mean For Women Of Color?

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By Onicia Muller Originally published on TODAY x TMRW Florida-based anchor and reporter Lena Pringle made headlines when she posted photos of her natural, Afro-textured hair with a tapered cut. While Pringle is by far not the first or last Black woman to rock a natural hairstyle in a corporate setting, her viral tweet sparked conversations about professionalism. We spoke…

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News Reporter Who Rocks Natural Hair On-Air for the First Time Proves the Struggle is Still Real

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By Erickka Sy Savané When news reporter Dana Whyte of Michigan recently took to her twitter account to profess that she had worn her her natural hair on-camera for the first time, ending an internal struggle that had plagued her since the beginning of her career, I thought, “Whoa, baby, we still got work to do!” Continue  Dana’s Tweet So…

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