Ashley Davis

Missouri Woman Forced to Cut Dreadlocks to Keep Her Job

Another Black woman faces discrimination because of the way she chooses to style her hair

by Team Ebony, October 25, 2013

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Ashley Davis

Ashley Davis

Following reports of a Baltimore woman fired from her job because of her blonde highlights, another black woman is facing discrimination because of the way she chooses to wear her hair.

Ashley Davis, a 24-year-old from St. Peters, Mo., said a change in her company's policy now requires her to cut off her dreadlocks.

“I've only been there for two months, and they came up with a policy. I feel like it's degrading,” she said.

 
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