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Dreadlocks BANNED at Hampton College – Racism or Good Advice?

Hampton University has found itself in a hairy situation,–literally–thanks to a recent report by Virginia's ABC news station shining a spotlight on the historically black institution's ban on cornrows and dreadlocks for business students. Is this policy subtly racist? Is it a good idea for students trying to enter the professional business world? The mandate, which was put in place in 2001, only applies to a specific group of students enrolled in a leadership course within Hampton's five-year MBA program. John Iadarola and Lisa Ferguson discuss on TYT University! Read more: www.huffingtonpost.com Do you think its a good idea for young black business students to conform in hair and wardrobe to fit into the predominantly white business community? If so, should the school be banning dreadlocks, corn rows, and other disparaged hairstyles, or just suggesting that students forgo them? What advice would you give to the students? Let us know! And if you liked this video, PLEASE "Like" it as well! icon smile Dreadlocks BANNED at Hampton College   Racism or Good Advice? Subscribe to TYT U for more videos: tinyurl.com Follow us on twitter!!! twitter.com twitter.com twitter.com TYT University covers all the news you need to know happening at colleges around the country and across the globe! From student loans to frat parties and dating, we've got it all. Tags: "hampton college dreadlock ban" "dreadlock ban" "dreadlocks" "cornrows" "corn rows" "hampton college" "hair discrimination" "african american hair" "racism" "institutional racism" "subtle <b>…</b>

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