Christian school bars black child from its Florida campus because of his hair: lawsuit


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Raw Story— The ACLU and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund are pursuing legal action against a Florida school that barred a black child from campus because of his hair. “As a father, I’d tried to shield him from racism for as long as I could,” writes Clinton Stanley on the ACLU blog. Stanley was shocked ... The post Christian school bars black child from its Florida campus because of his hair: lawsuit appeared first on Raw Story.

www.nj.com—In lawsuit, school worker says his white supervisor called his hair 'nappy'. The worker is seeking unspecified damages. JERSEY CITY — A black man who works as a painter for Jersey City public schools alleges in a new lawsuit that his white supervisor called his hair "nappy" during a work assignment. The plaintiff, Edward Dunbar, alleges the supervisor, custodian Donald Cicchetti, had previously harassed other school district employees and district officials did little to punish him. The allegations are contained in the two-count lawsuit...

Newsweek—A father has filed a lawsuit against a Christian school after they turned away his son for wearing dreadlocks. "On behalf of my son and other Black children in my community, I'm urging the Florida Department of Education to hold A Book's Christian Academy accountable.”

www.orlandosentinel.com—Private school ignored report of child abuse, retaliated against principal who tried to take action, lawsuit claims. The former principal of an Orange County private school claims the school failed to report suspected child abuse by a teacher and then fired him when he tried to take action, according to a lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, claims that Changing Lives Academy ignored a report by a parent, which...