Deborah Brown Community School Changes Dress Code Policy
During a school board meeting this week, the Deborah Brown Community School voted to change its policy that banned dreadlocks, afros and other hairstyles. The previous policy was brought to the public’s attention after 7-year-old Tiana Parker was forced to switch schools because of her...
Tiana Parker Controversy Continues; Legislators Say Hair Policy Must Be Reviewed
Tiana Parker is only 7 years old, but she may just be a catalyst of change in Oklahoma. Not only has she received support and encouragement from countless strangers, but now the state’s legislature is looking into the policy at the Deborah Brown Community School...
An Open Letter To Tiana Parker And All The Little Girls With Nappy, Nappy Hair
by xoJane 5 years ago
Hey baby girl. Yes, you. You, with the hair that you hate.
For Tiana: A Care Package FULL of Locs of LOVE
Earlier this week, 7-year-old Tiana Parker was sent home from the Deborah Brown Community School because of her dreadlocks were deemed a faddish hairstyle and unacceptable according to the school’s policy. During an interview with the local news station, Tiana is seen crying because she...