A new Illinois law aims to prevent hair discrimination in schools. Starting Jan. 1, schools will not be allowed to have dress code and uniform policies on hairstyles historically associated with race or ethnicity.
Reset discusses what this move means for students and families across the state, and why it’s important to teach children to take pride in their hair and culture.
GUESTS: Natasha Tarpley, Chicago author of best-selling picture book I Love My Hair
Ida Nelson, parent of Gus “Jett” Hawkins