Professor Ashleigh Rosette stands in an office
Aug 12, 2020

Black women with natural hairstyles were perceived as less professional, less likely to get interviews

New research suggests Black women with natural hairstyles, such as curly afros, braids or twists, are often perceived as less professional than Black women with straightened hair, particularly in industries where norms dictate a more conservative appearance. The findings, published in the journal Social Psychological and... read more