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ACLU, ACLU of Florida, NAACP-LDF File Complaint Against Discriminatory Hair Policies in Florida Schools

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Florida, and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) recently filed an administrative complaint with the Florida Department of Education on behalf of the family of Clinton (C.J.) Stanley, Jr., a six-year-old African American boy who was enrolled at A Book’s Christian Academy in Apopka, Florida. A Book’s denied C.J. entry to his first day of school because he wears his hair in locs which go past his ears. […]