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Furious Parents, Students Force Kentucky High School to Lift Ban on Natural Black Hairstyles

August 2, 2016 | Posted by Ricky Riley
Tagged With: Attica Scott, Attica Scott daughter, Butler Traditional High, kentucky high school, natural hair ban, racist hair policy

A high school in Louisville, Kentucky has suspended rules banning natural hairstyles in its dress code policies, as of last week.

Atlanta Black Star reported that Kentucky State House candidate Attica Scott was fuming after learning of the dress code policy at Butler Traditional High School.

Scott’s daughter, Ashanti, was registering for school last week and discovered the policy retaining to both male and female hairstyles.
On July 29, Jefferson County Public Schools removed the policy after parents voiced their concerns over racism and cultural suppression, reported WLKY News Louisville.

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