The topic of respectability politics arose again this weekend after Turkey Leg Hut, a popular soul food restaurant in Houston, Texas, unveiled a dress code policy that spurred anti-Black accusations aimed at Black patrons.

Ida Nelson believes administrators at the Providence St. Mel School in Chicago are playing into respectability politics after they told her that her son's hair violates policy.

True Kitchen + Kocktails owner Kevin Kelley is currently suing his former business partner Don Bowie who claims Kelley stole recipes for his new restaurant.