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Dove Pledges $5M and Expands CROWN to Combat Systemic Racism

Hair discrimination in the workplace and educational institutions is still happening in 2020. Black and brown people in America have had their shared experiences of being barred from jobs, schools, and public events simply because of the braids, locks, and other natural hairstyles they wear, according to NBC News . We’ve seen public outrage at incidents like DeAndre Arnold — a senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, Texas — who made national headlines after being sent to in-school suspension and prohibited from walking at his graduation for refusing to cut his dreadlocks. As a result, filmmaker Matthew A. Cherry and actress Gabrielle Union invited Arnold to attend the Oscars where Dove sponsored his tickets in support of the coalition behind the CROWN Act. DeAndre Arnold is an important reminder of why #TheCROWNAct was created. Visit to learn why we need it in all 50 states. — Dove (@Dove) February 1, 2020 Incidents like...

Jun 22, 2020