According to a new study, professional African-American women are the most likely to want to land top executive jobs. The report from the Center for Talent Innovation, a think tank founded by the economist Sylvia Ann Hewlett found that 22 percent of African-American professional women said they seek powerful positions with prestigious titles, compared with just 8 percent of white professional women…Hewlett said in an interview, the survey revealed that African-American women “were both ambitious and they loved power.”
Texas Federal Judge Rules Hair-Braiding Laws Unconstitutional
Yesterday, the Texas House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass the HB 2717 bill that will deregulate the legislation imposed on the natural hair braiding business. Previously, hair braiding trainers and beauticians had to complete barber, cosmetology and a 35-hour government-approved hair braiding course in order to teach or practice hair braiding in salons. Hair braiding stylists also had to earn a state license. If they failed to do so, their salon or hair braiding teaching session would be raided by law enforcement, resulting in arrest.
BET To Revamp Punk’d
Let the pranks begin, again. BET sees some worth in fellow Viacom company MTV’s early 2000s series Punk’d, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show originally ran on MTV from 2003 to 2007, and briefly returned for a one-off season back in 2012. The revamped version of Punk’d will feature a behind the scenes look at how the pranks are planned and executed. So far, it’s unclear who will be at the helm. The original host was Ashton Kutcher, who was masterful in his approach.
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