ST. PAUL, Minn. – State law now protects Minnesotans from discrimination based on their hair.
Gov. Tim Walz announced he signed the CROWN Act Wednesday, which is aimed at making sure Black Minnesotans can wear their hair naturally without fear they will be considered "unprofessional" or faced with other forms of discrimination.
The DFL-led Minnesota Senate. The House first , but it went nowhere in the Republican-controlled Senate. .
At least 14 other states have passed similar laws.
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