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Texas Court Ruling on Hair Braider

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“This is an art form. This is not just ‘doing hair,’” says Isis Brantley, who owns the Institute of Ancestral Braiding in Oak Cliff. “I’m teaching culture — African culture, African identity.” Last week, a U.S. district judge ruled that the state of Texas violated her 14th Amendment right to due process by setting unreasonable and irrational requirements for her to teach her craft.

 

 

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/metro/20150112-texas-won-t-fight-feds-ruling-in-favor-of-dallas-based-african-hair-braider.ece