Black Texas teen told to cut his dreadlocks to walk at graduation

The teen's family is from Trinidad. He said that his dreadlocks are part of his heritage and that many men in his family wear them.

Black Texas teen told to cut his dreadlocks to walk at graduation

By Janelle Griffith, NBC News

A black teenager in Texas said he had been suspended and told he can’t walk in his high …

Banning Hair Discrimination Law Passes

On July 12th, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Assembly bill 007797 to prohibit "race discrimination based on natural hair or hairstyles" in the state of New York. California passed its own legislation against natural hair discrimination on July 3rd, becoming the first state to ever do so; known as the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act.

Banning Hair Discrimination Law Passes

Anti-Black racism is an invidious and persistent form of discrimination across the nation and in New York City. Anti-Black racism can be explicit and