Tulsa school sends girl home because ‘dreadlocks’ and ‘afros’ are too distracting

http://feministing.com/2013/09/05/story-of-my-life-teacher-tells-adorable-black-child-her-dreadlocks-are-distracting/

…the school policy states that “hairstyles such as dreadlocks, afros, mohawks, and other faddish styles are unacceptable.”

KOKI reported that the “school feels that could distract from the respectful and serious atmosphere it strives for.”

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Image source and article: http://feministing.com/2013/09/05/story-of-my-life-teacher-tells-adorable-black-child-her-dreadlocks-are-distracting/

Read the original story here: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/09/04/tulsa-school-sends-girl-home-because-dreadlocks-and-afros-are-too-distracting/

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