School bans on children with Afro hair are ‘probably illegal’

School bans on children with Afro hair are ‘probably illegal’

There are calls to legally enshrine Afro-textured hair as a ‘protected characteristic’ for race (Picture: Getty)
Children should not be ‘unfairly singled out’ at school because they have Afro-textured hair, the equalities watchdog has said.
New guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) states that rules on certain hairstyles – such as braids, cornrows and plaits – are likely…

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