A high school in Houston has created a controversial dress code- not for students, but for their parents. Principal Carlotta Outley Brown sent a letter home this week claiming that pajamas, hair rollers, and leggings are no longer allowed on school premises. Parents found violating the rules will be removed from campus until they return in acceptable attire.
Many people are upset that the new code is discriminatory against black women- particularly the parts of the dress code that pertain to hair coverings such as bonnets and bandannas. But the principal claims the code was created to set an example for students.
“We are preparing your child for a prosperous future,” Brown wrote. “We want them to know what is appropriate and what is not appropriate for any setting they may be in.”
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