Singling out culturally specific hairstyles may send a signal to students of color that their very being is a distraction in the classroom— ACLU of Kentucky (@ACLUofKY) July 28, 2016
This cannot be real, how u gonna tell somebody they can't wear their hair the way it grows out their head 🤔 https://t.co/PJljGrF2Ju— kayla (@k4yl44) July 28, 2016
Since coming under fire Butler High School has tweeted a statement saying that are open to hearing feedback and are holding a meeting to discuss the matter on Friday, since the dress code is ultimately created by a special decision-making council.
For anyone who still doesn't recognize that racism is alive and well in 2016. Get your head out of the sand! https://t.co/aM9ASl5Vet— April (@KyWildViolet) July 28, 2016
Let’s hope the coucil quickly recongnizes how racially insensitive and tone deaf the policy truly is — and hits delete. WANT MORE FROM ESSENCE? Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.
We value any feedback regarding our policies. Please contact school admin. if you have any questions/concerns. https://t.co/FlqPzq6LTP— Butler Trad. High (@BTHS_Bears) July 28, 2016