Celebrity Salon To Receive Black Hair Care Training After Discrimination Complaints
The upscale New York City salon has dozens of high-profile clients like Meg Ryan, Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Christie Brinkley and Renée Zellweger. However, the swanky Manhattan hairdresser was forced to pay a $70,000 fine and commit to training "employees to work with Black hair and help advance the careers of stylists who are not white," according to a statement shared by the commission with The New York Times.
The settlement also says the salons must hire an expert to oversee all of the changes.
Recently, the salon announced that they hired Dr. Gillian Scott-Ward, a widely-known psychologist, documentarian and advocate for natural hair.
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