New dress code banning afro puffs and braids sparks controversy at Ohio school

Posted at 4:55 PM, Jun 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-21 16:55:19-04

Cleveland, Ohio – A new dress code at one Ohio school has sparked outrage among those in the natural hair community.

The Lorain Horizon Science Academy sent a letter to parents banning afro puffs and small twisted braids according to

Ironically, the letter also stated that hair must look natural, clean and well-groomed.

They also informed parents that boys’ hair is not permitted to touch the collar of their shirts and the administration could ask them to cut it if they think it’s necessary.

Click here to read more of the letter here.