Hair Harassment

NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit revived a Black high school student’s harassment claims against a school board relating to the way his school treated him because of his “two-toned” blond hairstyle. The student claims he was punished for dyeing his hair when female students and students of other races were not, and he claims a dean ridiculed him for his hairstyle, calling him a “thug” and a ”fool.”

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