Brown Joins Booker In Introducing Legislation To Ban Discrimination Based On Hair Textures And Hairstyles

by Marian McMahon

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has joined Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) in introducing the Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act, legislation to ban discrimination based on hair textures and hairstyles that are commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Reps. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) have introduced a House version of the bill.

Beacon Productions releases three sneak peeks of Ashtabula Train Disaster film

by General

ASHTABULA COUNTY – In hopes of getting people geared up for the documentary, while thanking the volunteers that have been involved in the project so far, Beacon Productions released three sneak peeks of the Ashtabula Train Disaster film on Wednesday, Dec. 11, on their Facebook page: “Engineering Tragedy: Ashtabula Train Disaster” and through the website http://vimeo.com.

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