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Jamaica’s Supreme Court Rules That School Can Ban Child With Dreadlocks (No, We’re Not Kidding)

A statue of reggae artist Bob Marley in Kingston, Jamaica. Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) If you’ve ever heard the statement ‘anti-Blackness is global’ and wondered what it truly meant, consider this news: the Supreme Court in Jamaica, an island whose population is around 80 percent Black people, has ruled in favor of a school that said […]

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Texas School Board Doubles Down on Hair Policy That Pushed Two Black Male Students Out of School

Photo: mimagephotography (Shutterstock) A Houston-area school district has unanimously voted to preserve a hair policy that has been widely criticized as racist and discriminatory, especially after it prevented a Black high school senior from walking in his own graduation earlier this year. Advertisement The Barbers Hill Independent School District, located east of Houston, bans boys […]

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