dreadlocks

7th Grader Forced To Change Schools After Refusing To Cut His Dreads

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“I think it’s a form of not being culturally aware, a form of stereotyping,” — Shawn Freeman A family in Hopewell, V.A. removed their son from his school after administrators said his dreadlocks were no longer allowed. Isaiah Freeman’s hair has been in locks since...

White Student’s Mother Says Daughter is Being Racially Profiled Because of Dreadlocks

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Poor Caycee. Poor Caycee and her dreadlocks. According to Caycee’s mother, she’s being racially profiled and discriminated against because of her dreadlocks. Caycee is an 8th grader at Lincoln Academy in Utah, and recently came back from a spiritual journey in Guatemala and her hair...

Giuliana Rancic Apologizes to Zendaya Coleman On-Air

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After catching flake for her horrible Twitter apology, Fashion Police host, Giuliana Rancic, issued Zendaya Coleman another apology on-air. Rancic, who stated that Coleman’s dreadlocks looked like they smelled like patchouli oil and weed, came under attack after making the comments. And even received a...

Zendaya Coleman Schools Giuliana Rancic About Hair Politics

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During Sunday’s Oscars, Zendaya Coleman opted from dreadlock extensions and a glamorous white gown. Although Coleman was a picture pretty beauty, Giuliana Rancic decided to slam the star’s hair on the Fashion Police. The forever emaciated looking Rancic stated that 18-year-old actress looks like she “smells...

Anthony Mackie Thinks “Black Dudes With Dreadlocks” Can Lead to Racial Profiling and Police Violence

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In an interview with The Grio, Anthony Mackie sat down to discuss his new film Black and White –and also shared his views on police violence, dreadlocks and the Selma Oscar snub. Check out his comments and video below. On racial profiling and dreadlocks: “Like...

Navy Discharges Black Woman Who Refused to Cut Dreadlocks

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Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jessica Sims has worn her hair in dreadlocks since 2005, but it wasn’t until recently that it became an issue. In an interview with the Navy Times, Sims said that will be honorably discharged after refusing to trim her locks....