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School Tells 16-Year-Old to Change Her Natural-Style Hair

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WOW Now you know if these young ladies were white. they wouldn’t been a discussion.


Natural hair, for more and more celebrities, beauty gurus, and other high-profile women of color — including newly crowned Miss USA Kara McCullough — has become a gorgeous badge of honor. But schools across the country, it seems, have remained behind the curve.

So-called grooming policies have banned braids, weaves, dreadlocks, and other styles that target black students — most recently in Massachusetts, where two sisters faced detention for their braids. Now comes another controversy, out of Florida, where 16-year-old high school junior Nicole Orr was recently given detention for her hairstyle, and then told to change it.



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