They shouldn't have even made this rule in the first place.
Butler Traditional High School came under fire last week after parents and students learned about the school's new dress code, which banned "distracting" hairstyles like dreadlocks, cornrows, twists, and braids.
The racist rule was revealed to the teens and parents involved with the Louisville, Kentucky school in late July during registration.
The list of banned hairstyles was printed out on a pink handout, and, according to the flyer, any student seen sporting any of those hairdos would be sent home:
"Those students who come to school in violation of the dress code will not be allowed to attend class or circulate through the school until their attire is corrected. We feel that a student's academic success is directly correlated to appropriate attire and appearance."
Considering the rule seemed to be targeting members of the African American community, people were PISSED, and slammed the school's new policy as racist.
Here are some of the reactions (below):