Darryl George: Black Teen in US Loses Court Battle Over Hairstyle | World News

Written by on February 26, 2024

HOUSTON: A Black teen who was punished at high school because of the way he wears his hair lost a court battle Thursday when a judge upheld the disciplinary action against him.Darryl George, 18, wears his hair in rope-like strands called locs, which are pinned to his head.Since last August he has been separated from his classmates and faced other punitive measures at Barbers Hill High School, outside Houston, on grounds his hair style violates a dress code.The school says his hair is out of compliance because it is of a length that extends "below the . . .

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