Barbers Hill HS student refusing to cut dreadlocks January 29, 2020 72 By Stanley Isaacs CategoryArticles BlogTagslocal news video 72 Comments Tom Ives says: January 23, 2020 at 4:55 am Good for this young man, stand up for something. Stand your ground. Reply lady2550 says: January 23, 2020 at 5:01 am Then dont cry when you do not participate in graduation activities..NEXT Reply tcntx says: January 23, 2020 at 5:09 am cut that nasty smelly crap off your head or dont bitch when you dont grad Reply D D says: January 23, 2020 at 5:09 am This school is dumb af Reply Bobbi Gyal says: January 23, 2020 at 5:28 am Bend and sew your dreads to make them shorter Reply David Canard says: January 23, 2020 at 5:43 am So all he has to do is state he is Rastafarian in belief, problem solved. Reply theb825 says: January 23, 2020 at 5:51 am Tell them fools to send your diploma in the mail. Damn walking across that stage. Reply Nana's Daily Shows says: January 23, 2020 at 6:25 am THE SCHOOL CHANGED THE RULE OVER CHRISTMAS BREAK. YOU DONT CHANGE THE RULES MID-GAME, THEN PUNISH A KID RIGHT BEFORE HE GRADUATES. EVIL BASTARDS. Reply Reece Allnutt says: January 23, 2020 at 6:52 am They said this rule is new. It’s been in place since my parents were in school. Reply Cynthia Okafor says: January 23, 2020 at 6:52 am It's not just sexist. IT'S RACIST!!!!!!! Reply Rebuke all DEVIL'S says: January 23, 2020 at 9:25 am Also notice HOW it's the same looking people trying to hold backkk..the Same looking people!GOD will Judge this racist and defiled satanic Nation!!!! It was built on rape robbery and murder!This land is saturated with innocent BLOOD! Reply HooFHeaRTeD77 says: January 23, 2020 at 11:03 am Look up Jessica Oates & Jabez. This is low-key a transgender agenda. Reply Jay LO says: January 23, 2020 at 1:15 pm Locks not dreadlocks. Nothing dreadful about them. Reply MB MB says: January 23, 2020 at 2:42 pm They dont want him to cut his hair because of race…. it's because the school is called Barbers lol Reply Nicholas Pryce says: January 23, 2020 at 2:42 pm Look, regardless of how we/he/she/they feel about it, the school has the LEGAL high-ground. Here are your choices: 1. Wanna walk? Chop the shit shorter, but not all the way off. It’s hair! It’ll grow back. We really gon spend time arguing this? While mama debating & doing interviews, buddy gon be missing classes. Play the fuckin’ game, get your diploma, then move on & prosper. 2. Don’t cut your shit, stand on your principles, & go to some alternative school. If you wanna spend time/money/energy appealing & suing the institution, knock yourself out. You’ll lose the case, but at least you’ll win in the court of public opinion. Reply Baby Came Home says: January 23, 2020 at 2:53 pm Look at all the beautiful (spoiled milk aging) whites in the comment section. Reply waiting4aliens says: January 23, 2020 at 5:20 pm The added publicity will help the young man get into a better school and attract scholarship money. He has some outstanding parents. Reply Fregoli Delusion says: January 23, 2020 at 6:48 pm This has nothing to do with race. He's simply being told to follow the rules that apply to all male students. School district’s handbook: Male students’ hair “must not extend below the top of a t-shirt collar” or “worn in a style that would allow the hair to extend below the top of a t-shirt collar, below the eyebrows, or below the ear lobes when let down.” Reply Jus10 CDXX says: January 23, 2020 at 7:09 pm This "boy" was raised by idiots. Sexist? Lmao reaching,much? Reply Jus10 CDXX says: January 23, 2020 at 7:22 pm Let's be honest, he wasn't going to get into a good college before this drama lol Reply addition AD says: January 23, 2020 at 10:42 pm Identify as a girl. Tell them to prove it bro. Reply concern concern says: January 23, 2020 at 11:35 pm There are rules everywhere. There are people that use these kinds of things for a reason to avoid a job their entire lives too. If your hair is more important than your education then you might as well quit school and get on the system now. Reply Matthew Kiser says: January 23, 2020 at 11:48 pm Public safety issue. That type length hair is a breeding ground for lice and bed bugs. Not to mention students could hide crack in it. Reply Josue2018 says: January 24, 2020 at 12:22 am Sorry black people. You have to follow rules just like the rest of us. And BTW, I’m not white since I know you’re going to use the race card like you do for everything else🙄🙄 Reply Rose G Chin says: January 24, 2020 at 12:50 am this is the United States of America this is not Trinidad even the Native Americans here cannot wear feathers in their hand and they cannot wear their hair long in a public school. You like that from Trinidad and go back and save your country. All you show is a lack of respect. We don't owe you that respect we did not ask you to come here. Reply RUGAR 4 America says: January 24, 2020 at 1:06 am dreads come from JA. everyone else is culturally appropriating. dreads only look good on Dark Skin ppl. I say cut it hair because it offends myself. DarkSkinSupremacy[Myself, only] doesnt provide that genetic mutant no protection. Reply Jacqueline Perry says: January 24, 2020 at 1:29 am What about the white boys that wear long hair in pony tails or just hanging are they cutting there hair. Reply John Douglas says: January 24, 2020 at 2:55 am Racist principal… obviously…look how he smirks….smmfh… Reply Jeremy Saunders says: January 24, 2020 at 12:39 pm If this was a white kid it wouldn't have even made the news. Reply everthinka says: January 24, 2020 at 2:03 pm He can have dreadlocks just not long ones. Another asshole that wants to enforce his own way of doing things. What's next? A lawsuit because some kid cant come to school dressed like a chicken? Reply david allen says: January 24, 2020 at 2:08 pm S Reply david allen says: January 24, 2020 at 2:09 pm R Reply david allen says: January 24, 2020 at 2:09 pm E Reply david allen says: January 24, 2020 at 2:11 pm WEEZ B DA INTITLED RACE DATS Y. WE WUS KANGS AND SHEET Reply ttmike42 says: January 24, 2020 at 2:24 pm Cut your hair boy. It looks stupid and has bugs. Long hair is for women. Reply 3 kills says: January 24, 2020 at 2:50 pm Well then make them latinas cut their hair too Reply Laila W says: January 24, 2020 at 2:56 pm You can not understand what you do not know, you can not have a logical opinion about something you've never experienced, so to them dreds are nasty unkept but it's all out of ignorance just like there are things our culture will never grasp about other cultures.. I'm glad he stood his ground but in this case time is of the essence so probably should proceed in attending a school that doesn't mind his appearance and or his beliefs. Reply Tyrone says: January 24, 2020 at 3:23 pm I go to barbers hill and i personally think barbers hill is full of a bunch of dumbass teachers for stupid things i wore a pair of ripped jeans and it has patches on the underneath and i still got suspended and this happened this morning 1/24/2020 Reply The Skull says: January 24, 2020 at 3:54 pm Go take your fleas and lice back to Trinidad 🍌 Reply Eric Sagala says: January 24, 2020 at 5:14 pm I had kids so I know the dress code is. Just cut it. You can grow it when you finish school. You may like short hair, men this kids and his parent make big deal. And another thing I don’t believe is racism.please. Reply M M says: January 24, 2020 at 6:25 pm The Superintendent must have a bigger goal to gain some "conservative" notoriety for himself nationally, which is why he's "sticking to his guns". What type of backwards school district changes the rules mid-year anyway? His hair was fine for 3 years and now it's an issue months before hes set to graduate? Not buying it. This guy just wants some publicity for his district or town and is using this kid in a cowardly way to achieve it. Reply Craig TheSchmeg says: January 24, 2020 at 6:43 pm In the real world appearance means everything unless you want something in gender studies or ebonics. Otherwise pony tails and turd hair need not apply. Reply Buy Free Canadian Pharmaceuticals says: January 24, 2020 at 9:55 pm We Reply Hon3r Trix says: January 24, 2020 at 10:13 pm Freeing Poole is my best friend dads Reply Terri Quinn says: January 25, 2020 at 2:17 am Wtf does his hair have to do with his education?! Reply Terry Williams says: January 25, 2020 at 2:27 am File a 42 USCA 1983 against da school super & da system Reply Nm Wms says: January 25, 2020 at 2:49 am Stand for your ROOTS, BLACKMANHOOD! IT IS NOT SEXIEST IT IS RACIST! Reply YAHKING ISRAEL says: January 25, 2020 at 2:59 am Stupid dumb shit they come up with trying to slow folks down. 😠we won't stop! Reply Nm Wms says: January 25, 2020 at 3:04 am Wear your lock proud! The white man hates it BECAUSE it means that I WILL NOT SUBMIT TO YOUR OPPRESSION BY DEFACING MY CROWN! FTL SLAVERY IS OVER. NO LONGER WILL SUBMIT ASE'! Reply Toni Roberts says: January 25, 2020 at 3:25 am It’s a very sexist code. Girls can graduate with a “male” looking haircut but men can’t have long hair? That’s just pathetic. And that superintendent comparing his hairstyle to showing up at graduation in your underwear is pathetic. I really hope this family not only wins this case, but hopefully this issue will change that dumb sexist policy. Reply Lazy I Ranch says: January 25, 2020 at 11:29 am Ridiculous! In 1976, the guy who sat behind me in Math had an enormous afro. Nobody bothered him about it, "Cubby" was a smart kid and star athlete. His real name is Everson Walls, NFL Hall of Famer who played for the Cowboys. His long hair didn't hold him back, or distract anyone. Reply Omega1st says: January 25, 2020 at 11:53 am Gregory Poole is talking about what "We" are permitted to do.Who gives the permission?Someone who may violate someone else's rights? Reply QueenOlivia says: January 25, 2020 at 2:21 pm Tell them it's religious. My dad will not cut his hair due to a vow he made. And you don't have to go to an "alternative school" you can go to an online school such as Connections Academy or K-12 Reply Kerezma says: January 25, 2020 at 2:43 pm That’s rite take a stand man 👊🏾💯 Reply TP locks says: January 25, 2020 at 5:55 pm Imma need someone to explain the purpose of this policy….Policies like these are to be challenged! Especially when American people believe they are unjust. Some of the largest corporations in the world have executives with dreadlocks…this is so stupid. Reply In your mama! says: January 25, 2020 at 8:01 pm Just cut that shit off your schooling more important them some dumbass dread lock Reply Devon Clemmons says: January 25, 2020 at 9:46 pm Look at all the "OTHERS" I bet some of their hair styles are against the student dress code….but because "IT'S" all up to "WHO" has the" CONTROL " PEOPLE THAT ARE ABORIGINAL OR INDIGENOUS CAN'T BE THEIR SELF…. BUT THE "OTHERS" CAN CULTURE STEAL AND THINGS BE OK….HOW CAN 1 TELL THE NEXT THAT U CAN ONLY BE WHO I ALLOW U 2 BE……THEY DESTROY ALL OF OUR CULTURES 2 KEEP US LOST…..MAN-KIND NEEDS BEINGS OF HUE' 2 SURVIVE…..🌚👤👥🗣ASE' Reply Mikaeel S. says: January 25, 2020 at 11:54 pm You have your credits. Graduate from a better school. I called the school and chewed the principal out. They don't care about the students learning. Sue them Reply Mikaeel S. says: January 25, 2020 at 11:56 pm The superintendent looks racist. Comparing going to school in underwear and someone wearing long hair is not the same thing. Reply obi one says: January 26, 2020 at 11:58 am That's horrible the principal is a asshole don't cut your hair dude stand up for your rights!✊ Reply R. B. says: January 26, 2020 at 2:32 pm What is the problem with white people? This is the culture of blacks. For so long we have been denied the right to follow our culture, we weren’t allowed to even learn how to read, now it’s not what is inside your head, but what your head looks like lolololol. Well if I find the white kid’s hair offensive, will they be denied their right to cross the stage with their fellow students? When will the white powers that be grow up? It’s not the kids (I don’t think) that have the problem (and they are the ones that have to take that walk) but those with power that sit on the school board. Reply Surge Álvez says: January 26, 2020 at 3:21 pm ites up De'Andre, keep your locks my idren, fight against the shitstem Reply joe antonelli says: January 26, 2020 at 9:47 pm little punk thinks he is special, everyone one else must comply. If Obamslime had a son Reply Lauren says: January 27, 2020 at 6:32 am This title is very disingenuous and seedy. Shame on you. Reply gypsy freak says: January 27, 2020 at 9:15 am I agree cut off his hair Dreadlocks aren’t a black thing Reply Phillmk7 973 says: January 27, 2020 at 6:27 pm Hbcu my boy Reply Erica Nance says: January 28, 2020 at 10:33 pm Who are they to tell him to cut his hair?! His hair is beautiful! I’m glad he didn’t listen. His hair is freakin amazing. I should know because I have them and I think they’re awesome! Reply Nicholas Pryce says: January 29, 2020 at 5:26 am Where’s his father tho? 😰 Reply TessieTelevision says: January 29, 2020 at 3:49 pm Wtf wtf wtf??? Reply Tessa Brooks says: January 29, 2020 at 4:44 pm These our the same community of people who held us in slavery…..they Should not be able to impact our lives in most definitely not our physical appearance they've stolen so much from us they ruined our lives and still continue since 1619 2020……..We should have the same protection as the Jewish community after the holocaust …. I could not imagine after the holocaust nazis can tell Jewish children how to wear their hair Reply mylifefornick says: January 29, 2020 at 5:37 pm Going to school in your underwear shouldn’t be compared, this is not even in the same ballpark as that. Don’t cut your hair! Be you! That superintendent is threatened because his power is being pushed back in his face. Reply jr goxy says: January 29, 2020 at 6:21 pm If it's expressed in the student's code of conduct then I don't get the "outrage"… Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. 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