Rep. who led the CROWN Act fight in Texas explains what the bill covers
posted on September 20 - 08:40 AM
TEXAS, USA — For the last few years– her crown has become part of her life’s work.
“What a confidence booster that you can walk into these places unapologetic,” said Rep. Rhetta Bowers, D - Garland.
Year after year, Texas representative Bowers has stood before her peers laying out Crown Act legislation and its importance.
“CROWN stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural hair,” she explained.
The bill outlaws discrimination in Texas based on hairstyle and hair texture historically associated with race.