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Black woman loses job over dreadlocks, petitions Supreme Court

An African American woman who was denied a job after she refused to cut her dreadlocks is trying to take her case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

THE CASE

Chastity Jones was offered a job at Catastrophe Management Solutions (CMS), an Alabama-based claim processing company, in 2010. CMS’ HR manager informed her that wearing dreadlocks