A Massachusetts charter school has partially reversed its ban on durags after students convinced administrators of the rule’s unfairness, successfully arguing that the head covering isn’t a gateway drug that leads to gang-banging or even worse—male pattern baldness.
Imagine earning your spot as valedictorian for your class, only to have it taken away from you, without the principal even looking at your speech?
Updated Monday, July 2, 2018, 1:25 p.m. EDT: Ishmale Powell’s troubles may have lessened, but they’re not quite over. On Monday, Say Yes Guilford Interim Executive Director Donnie Turlington reached out to The Root
to let us know that Ishmale’s cost of attendance is not $40,000 as he first speculated, but “closer to…