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


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

[caption id="attachment_73844" align="aligncenter" width="900"] A TSA security agent stops a traveller for an individual security check at John F. Kennedy Airport (REUTERS/Andrew Burton).[/caption] 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...

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