Throughout American history, skin color, eye color, and hair texture have had the power to shape the quality of Black people's lives, and that trend continues today for Black women in the workplace.
Ashleigh Shelby Rosette & Tracy L. Dumas,
The Hair Dilemma: Conform to Mainstream Expectations or Emphasize Racial Identity,
14 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy
Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/djglp/vol14/iss1/13