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  • n. Plural form of braider.


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  • People are surprised to find out that ethnic hair braiders need cosmetology licenses.

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  • Had Florida's legislature stood firm, Floridians might have enjoyed benefits similar to those Mississippians experienced when their state replaced its cosmetology requirement for hair braiders with a modest registration requirement: After the market was opened in 2005, 300 new braiders registered with the state and can now provide for themselves and their families.

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  • It included auctioneers, talent agents, ballroom dance teachers, hair braiders and interior designers.

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  • Rick Scott has proposed eliminating job-killing licensing requirements in 20 occupations, ranging from auto repair shops to ballroom dance studios and hair braiders.

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  • A bill making its way through the state legislature, however, would deregulate the occupation, along with more than a dozen others, including yacht brokers and hair braiders.

    In Florida, Interior Decorators Have Designs on Deregulation

  • Those shop owners and nannies and security men and taxi drivers and hair braiders and cleaners and doormen--many of these are my father--many were intellectuals, businessmen, teachers and even doctors in their native homes, only to come here to struggle since their "African" degrees were deemed unaccredited by a strict international academic hierarchy.

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  • Through the years of childhood, Ifemelu would often look in the mirror and pull her own hair, separate the coils, will it to become like her mother's, but it remained bristly, growing reluctantly; braiders said it cut them like a knife.

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | Miracle

  • No fair getting all indignant about the plight of Black hair braiders and then coming down hard on JtP.

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  • I heard on the radio that there are workers and civilianslike hair braiders who will make money from the tourists.

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  • That's how lawyers reacted at the Institute for Justice, a libertarian Washington law firm that up to now has mainly fought against licensing of hair braiders and casket salesmen.

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