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A Decatur Elementary School Criticized Over Natural Hairstyle Discrimination, School District Distances Itself from School Policy

Narvie Harris Elementary School in Decatur, Ga., faced backlash regarding its discriminatory school policy regarding acceptable natural hairstyles worn by its students. Administrators at the school created and displayed a poster of what they deemed “appropriate” and “inappropriate” hairstyles for class. The advertisement solely featured Black children. Related Story: CROWN…

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Former Ann Arbor Principal Shannon Blick Sues District for $5 Million for Reverse Racism After Being Terminated

A former elementary-school principal at Lawton Elementary in Ann Arbor, Mich, has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the suburban Detroit school district over allegations of “reverse racism.”  Shannon Blick, a 39-year old white woman, made the allegations in a 35-page suit filed in the Michigan Eastern District Court on…