Noticeably missing from Brittney Griner during a prisoner swap was her signature locs, prompting speculation about why her hair was cut.
A South Dakota Catholic high school’s dress code is being called out.
From spirituality to needing a change, these 23 women share the inspiration behind their loc journey.
Jacob Rush, a straight-A student at Abeka Academy in Pensacola, Florida, was being forced by school administrators to cut his locs in order to participate in his graduation ceremony until his mother, Latrenda Rush, started a Change.org petition in protest, gaining over 53,000 signatures.
The Supreme Court of Jamaica has ruled in favor of a school that demanded a student cut her dreadlocks over "hygiene" reasons in order to attend classes.
A high schooler is prohibited from walking in graduation because of his hair.
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