Airport Body Scanners May be to Blame for Discrimination Against Black Women

Nicole Rojas
Apr 23, 2019 - 5:00
Airport Body Scanners May be to Blame for Discrimination Against Black Women

For years, Black women have complained about being unfairly targeted for intrusive hair searches at the airport. These complaints originate from Black women with a variety of hair types and styles.  Five years ago, a complaint prompted the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to promise improved training for its agents on hair pat-downs and to provide oversight over the practice, ProPublica reported. However, a bigger issue may lie with...

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