Partner: Having natural hair ‘limits job opportunities for black women’

Black women with ‘natural’ hairstyles, such as curly afros or braids, are perceived as less professional than those who straighten their hair, a new study claims.

Experts in the US say black women suffer from a lack of job opportunities due to their hair, particularly in industries that ‘dictate a more conservative appearance’ such as consulting. 

Inherent and ’embedded’ racial bias in the upper echelons of companies means women with…



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