After her elementary school in Tulsa, Okla., wouldn’t allow her to wear dreadlocks, 7-year-old Tiana Parker didn’t change her hairdo. Instead, she changed schools.
Although Tiana had worn her hair in dreadlocks during the previous school year, officials at the Deborah Brown Community School decided this year to enforce the school's dress-code policy. It states that “hairstyles such as dreadlocks, afros and other faddish styles are unacceptable.”
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