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After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are "professional and neat in appearance."

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A new report shows that the number of businesses owned by African-American women has grown 332 percent since 1997, according to Fortune magazine. The recently published study, 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report (pdf), commissioned by American Express Open, shows that the overall number of female-owned businesses grew by 74 percent between 1997 and 2015, […]

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