Jamaica’s high court said that Kensington Primary School was well within its rights to require a 5-year-old to cut off her dreadlocks.
/ August 1, 2020
Deandre Arnold thegrio.com
The Texas school district where two Black high schoolers were suspended for wearing dreadlocks decided unanimously to keep a controversial grooming policy.
/ July 25, 2020
Eric S. McGill
A Pennsylvania inmate has spent more than a year in solitary confinement because he refuses to cut his dreadlocks.
/ February 27, 2020
Andrew Johnson thegrio.com
Wrestling referee Alan Maloney was suspended for 2 years by the NJ State Interscholastic Athletic Association after forcing student to cut dreadlolcks.
/ September 19, 2019
Basketball thegrio
The men’s head basketball coach at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith says allegations that he dismissed a player over his dreadlocks are not true.An attorney for coach Jim Boone said in a statement Thursday that 22-year-old Tyler Williams actually quit the team and wasn’t dismissed over his hairstyle.
/ September 6, 2019
Dreadlocks thegrio.com
Texas teen Kerion Washington was denied a job at Six Flags due to his hair, may have modeling in his future after his story went viral.
/ July 7, 2019
Andrew Johnson thegrio.com
Alan Maloney, who has been criticized ever since he ruled that a high school wrestler must cut his dreads to participate in a meet could be close to litigating
/ March 19, 2019
dreadlocks thegrio.com
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the EEOC lawsuit. Now it is legal to refuse to hire someone who has dreadlocks.
/ March 3, 2019
Andrew Johnson thegrio.com
Andrew Johnson, the Black New Jersey high school wrestler who went viral for being forced to cut his dreadlocks at a match, is still reportedly being targeted for his hair.
/ January 10, 2019
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
A mom in Texas is fighting against her six-year-old son’s school after learning that he was ordered by administrators to cut his dreadlocks off.
/ January 10, 2019
Andrew Johnson had to cut his dreadlocks in order to participate in a wrestling match, but there’s no way it should have gotten to that point
/ December 24, 2018
Andrew Johnson thegrio.com
Why Alan Maloney, the referee who demanded high school wrestler Adam Johnson, cut his hair, must never work again as an official on any level.
/ December 21, 2018
Clinton Stanley Jr was denied entry to school because of his dreadlocks thegrio.com
A six-year-old dressed impeccably in his uniform for his first day of school was turned away at the door of […]
/ August 16, 2018
Zac Ephron thegrio.com
Actor Zac Efron soon learned that you can’t play the part of a dreadlocked Rasta and a bubblegum entertainer at the same time.
/ July 9, 2018
Courtroom thegrio.com
Chastity Jones is seeking the help of the Supreme Court to decide if a Mobile, Alabama, company discriminated against her […]
/ April 23, 2018
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Parents and students at a North Carolina high school are upset after a student doing the morning school announcements donned a black mask and dreadlocks.
/ March 21, 2017
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Tyler House, 16, says she was let go when the manager saw her dreadlocks at her first day of orientation.
/ October 11, 2016