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Former Hooters Waitress Claims She Was Fired For Highlighting Her Hair

An ex-Hooters waitress has filed a complaint with the Maryland Commission on Civil rights, claiming the restaurant chain discriminated against her after firing her, allegedly because she had highlighted her hair. She claims that the company has separate grooming policies for different races, and that she was terminated because she’s African-American and put blonde streaks in her hair. [More]