Meet FARRYN JOHNSON!!!
25-year-old FARRYN JOHNSON was let go from her job as a waitress at a BALTIMORE location of HOOTERS due to '"improper image" after she refused to remove blonde highlights from her dark brown hair.
HUFF POST: BLACK VOICES reports FARRYN JOHNSON told CBS;
"They specifically said, 'Black women don't have blonde in their hair, so you need to take it out,'"FARRYN JOHNSON continued;
"I didn't see that it would be a big issue just because there were a lot of other employees working at the restaurant of other races with color in their hair. For instance, there were Asian girls with red hair and Caucasian girls with black hair and blond streaks so I didn't think it would be an issue for the little piece of blond highlight in my hair."
FARRYN has filed a racial discrimination complaint with the MARYLAND COMMISSION On CIVIL RIGHTS.
FARRYN JOHNSON has retained Attorney JESSICA WEBER for legal representation.
JESSICA WEBER said;
"The law is clear that employers can't have two separate unequal sets of rules—one for African-Americans employees and one for everybody else, and yet that's exactly what Hooters did here in firing Miss Johnson, an African-American employee solely because she's African-American. They targeted her because of her hair solely because of her race."Hooters has declined to comment, citing pending litigation.