Institute for Justice

Isis Brantley (Ep. 37, 2021)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Isis Brantley, a Dallas-based African hair braiding expert and entrepreneur who successfully fought the State of Texas’s bureaucratic restrictions on natural hair braiding, making hair braiding services and instruction available to thousands of African American women in Texas.

Green Room: Civil Forfeiture

Texas law enforcement agencies rake in tens of millions of dollars each year seizing cash and assets from members of the public, including many innocent people who are neither arrested nor convicted of crimes. Matt Miller Executive Director of the Texas Chapter of the Institute for Justice says its time to ban the practice.