A Troy mother said her son has been given in-school suspension and does his work in a cubicle because of his braided hairstyle. https://t.co/HWU103Z72f — KCENNews (@6NewsCTX) April 16, 2021In Texas, 11-year-old Malcolm Cozart found himself at the center of a controversy when an outdated rule in a long-ago written student guidebook stated his natural hair wasn’t allowed in school. He was not taught, given assignments, or interacted with in any way, according to him and his mother. — Abby (@AbbyNicoleV) April 20, 2021The family retained an attorney, Waukeen McCoy, who issued a statement:“I think that their dress code policies are outdated. There’s a lot of Texas independent school districts that have outdated policies which prevent male students from having ponytails, pigtails, buns.