3/4/2019, 11:27pm

UMN students battle hair bias as they seek jobs

Although Nyanna Wright, a third-year student at the University of Minnesota, normally leaves her curly hair out or wears it in a big bun on top of her head, she decided to wear it slicked-back for her Monday interview. She described it as “erring on the side of caution”— something she did to avoid negative stereotypes surrounding textured hair.