The Supreme Court of Jamaica has ruled in favor of a school that demanded a student cut her dreadlocks over "hygiene" reasons in order to attend classes.

Deandre Arnold‘s fight against a school district that won’t let him walk for his graduation unless he cut his dreadlocks has gained numerous fans across many spectrums, including Hollywood.


The 12-year-old and her family have apologized, but still maintain she is being bullied at school.

A federal judge recently ruled that it is okay for employers to ban locs in the workplace. While the idea that natural black hairstyles are inherently inappropriate for the workplace is racist, the decision is controversial. Often, when people think of natural hair being out of place in traditional jobs, they think of locs. But […]