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Christina Griffin

Before Christina started going to Naturally Speaking, her hair had broken and fallen out from chemical damage, but it has been healthy since she started caring for it naturally.  A single mother of two young children unable to find skilled work in Tupelo, Christina has worked at a series of retail and manual labor jobs for nine years.  She wants to start her own business, and hair braiding is a natural fit for her; she could set her own hours, spend more time with her kids and help other people learn natural hair care.

  • August 5, 2004    |   Economic Liberty

    Mississippi Hair Braiding

    Challenging Barriers To Economic Opportunity: Untangling African Hair Braiders from Mississippi's Cosmetology Regime

    The Institute for Justice helped secure a major victory for economic liberty in April 2005 when the governor of Mississippi signed legislation freeing the state’s African hair braiders from the irrelevant and unnecessary licensing requirements of the State Board of Cosmetology. Previously, braiders across the state were prevented from earning an honest living practicing or…

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