If you are a Black woman who lives and works in the corporate environment in New York City, you can now wear your natural textured hair to work without fear of retribution.

NYC guidelines now make it illegal to discriminate against people of African descent who wear their natural curly textured hair to work.

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Ciara Wilson

Ciara Wilson is one of the many sistas taking back their beauty and taking pride in their natural hair.

Thanks to inspiration from famed IG photographer Suliman Facet Hasan, black women are walking into 2018 wearing their natural crowns of glory.

In a series of posts on Instagram.com, Facet urged black women to take back their beauty and wear their own hair.

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Da Brat

Da Brat has had it rough over the last decade. She was released from prison in 2011 after serving 3 years for assaulting a bottle hostess at a nightclub. Then she was hit with a massive $7 million judgment after the woman sued her.

And at age 43, Brat, whose given name is Shawntae Harris, still struggles with gender and sexuality issues.

On Thursday, the "Funkdafied" rapper-turned-reality TV star took to her Instagram account to complain bitterly about a botched hair weave job that left her nearly bald.

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Erykah Badu

R&B singer Erykah Badu finally took down her crazy looking plaits. Fans were concerned about the single mom's mental status after she posted a series of Instagram.com photos wearing her hair in wiry plaits.

"Today's meditation: Use the Funk, Star Children ......(((Just one regular degular Thursday somewhere in the Wombniverse))) #carpetmatchesthedrapes," she wrote in the photo caption of a new photo posted moments ago.

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