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The purpose of this study was to examine the perception of African American hair in the workplace, and specifically to discover how African American women believed they are perceived in the workplace as a result of their hairstyle. We additionally wanted to identify the relationship between hairstyle preference and perceptions of professionalism in the workplace.

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Natural vs. relaxed: How African American women believe they are perceived in the workplace

The purpose of this study was to examine the perception of African American hair in the workplace, and specifically to discover how African American women believed they are perceived in the workplace as a result of their hairstyle. We additionally wanted to identify the relationship between hairstyle preference and perceptions of professionalism in the workplace.

 

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