Hair Harassment

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” blonde 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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Seven Die in Indian Factory That Supplies US

Shouting and crying, workers in an Indian denim factory struggled to claw their way up a ladder to a door, their only exit as a fire blazed through fabric and machinery, officials say. Seven people died in the weekend blaze, and families were still waiting Wednesday to recover loved ones’ bodies.

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