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January 8, 2021Gene Grant and The Line panelists voice their opinions on Albuquerque’s passage of the CROWN Act, which specifically amends the city’s Human Rights Ordinance to prohibit discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles or head coverings like burqas. They talk about such bills as education tools and look at possible implications for businesses. 

Host: Gene Grant  

The Line Opinion Panel:     
Justine Fox-Young, former NM state representative 
Giovanna Rossi, president, Collective Action Strategies  
Kristelle Siarza, Siarza Social Digital   

For More Information: 
States See Pressure on Ban Race-Based Hairstyle Prejudice – KRQE News 13 
City Fee Increases Will Now Require 90-Day Notice (Crown Act decision included in article) – Albuquerque Journal 
ABQ Could Be Next City to Pass Laws Against Hair Discrimination – KOAT Action News 7