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State by StateBarriers to Doing Natural Hair



If you are interested in empowering and liberating yourself on the practice of natural hair in your state, keep up with the Institute of Justice, and support them. They have been at the forefront of this struggle for almost a decade and speak truth to power. https://ij.org/activism/legislation/model-legislation/model-braiding-law/



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