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'Wearing My Crown' Exhibit on Display in Lied Library

By SKennedy on January 31, 2023 2:53 PM | Permalink
Wall with framed, black and photographs
Wearing My Crown Exhibit Wearing My CROWN, an exhibition in the first floor hallway of Lied Library, is a celebration of the beauty, strength, and versatility of textured hair. The works featured were created and curated in response to the CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair), which ensures protection against race-…
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'We Need To Talk' Series Returns Jan. 18 for Conversation on The CROWN Act

By SKennedy on January 18, 2023 10:54 AM | Permalink
A woman speaks into a microphone.
Claytee White, director of the UNLV Oral History Research Center, speaks during recent panel discussion.  Nevada became the 12th state to pass the CROWN Act in 2021, which bans discrimination in employment and educational opportunities based on hair texture or protective hairstyles. These include braids, locs, twists and bantu knots. The CROWN…
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