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Hair: The Law and Identity

Kelechi Iheanacho does not need the California Legislature to tell her that her hair is part of her identity. It is. The fourth-year UCLA student often wears her hair in “protective styles,” such as braids, but that hasn’t always been the case. “Fun fact,” she said recently: “I did not know my hair was curly […]

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“A Lighter Look”

Rick Meyer begins a new column in this issue of Blueprint. “A Lighter Look” presents some of Meyer’s less-serious observations on American government and politics.