African-American “Hooters Girl” Sues After Being Fired for “Unnatural” Hair Color

African-American “Hooters Girl” Sues After Being Fired for “Unnatural” Hair ColorHooters prohibits African-American “Hooters Girls” from wearing blonde highlights in their hair and from wearing their hair curly.

A former employee of the Harborplace Hooters restaurant, Farryn Johnson, filed a charge of discrimination against Hooters for applying a different and more restrictive set of rules regarding hair styling for African-American women than for women of other races.

Jessie Weber is representing Farryn Johnson in this case.

 

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