Tennessee House delays hair discrimination bill

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 13, 2021 4:37 PM CT | Published: April 13, 2021 4:37 PM CT

The CROWN Act, which bans discrimination against people for wearing natural hairstyles such as braids, locs or twists, was delayed Tuesday, April 13 in the House Commerce Committee.

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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.