Judge temporarily blocks school from enforcing ‘natural hair’ policy

AmNews Staff Reports | 8/24/2018, 1:06 p.m.
A district judge has intervened in the controversy at Christ the King school in Terrytown and ruled that the school ...
Young girl with braided hair D Sharon Pruitt photo

A district judge has intervened in the controversy at Christ the King school in Terrytown and ruled that the school cannot enforce a “natural hair” policy that has sparked outrage nationwide.

The parents of two sixth grade students at the Terrytown Catholic school filed a lawsuit this week after both students were sent home because one had braids in her hair and the other had extensions.

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