Dispute Over Hair Extensions Moved To Federal Court

That legal controversy over the booting of two students from a private Catholic school just south of New Orleans is becoming a federal case.

It involves two sixth-grade African-American girls who violated written Christ the King Parish School policy that bans hair extensions.

A temporary injunction was issued by a parish civil district judge allowing the girls to return to their classes in Terrytown pending the outcome of the discrimination lawsuit.

The suit is now scheduled for a September 18th hearing before U.S. District Court Judge Martin Feldman.

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