Texas Hair Braiding Law Struck Down in Sweeping Decision

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Isis Brantley possesses a unique skill that’s helped her earn a living in Dallas, Texas.

But she’s been in a legal battle with the state of Texas since 1997 over her desire to practice and teach others her craft.

Brantley does African hair braiding. Her passion is to preserve African culture in the African-American community. And she does this, in large part, by braiding hair in Dallas.

For nearly 20 years Brantley has been both practicing the art of African hair braiding and teaching it to others so that they could do the same.

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