‘UnPHILtered’: Multicultural author discusses student suspended over hairstyle
Texas high school student suspended for hair
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A Texas high school student was suspended because of his hair.
The situation came after the state passed the CROWN Act — fully named the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act — a law that prohibits racial discrimination based on hairstyles.
Now, the school district is asking a state district court to see if its dress code violates the law.
News 8’s Phil Sanchez talked with multicultural author and publisher Dana Bradford-Majors on Thursday night’s “UnPHILtered” to get more perspective on the matter.