Race row erupts over London school's hair policy

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LONDON - After a 12-year-old Afro-Caribbean boy with dreadlock?s was told to cut his hair or face suspension, protesters took to the streets of London to take a stand.

LONDON - After a 12-year-old Afro-Caribbean boy with dreadlock?s was told to cut his hair or face suspension, protesters took to the streets of London to take a stand.

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LONDON - After a 12-year-old Afro-Caribbean boy with dreadlock?s was told to cut his hair or face suspension, protesters took to the streets of London to take a stand.

LONDON - After a 12-year-old Afro-Caribbean boy with dreadlock?s was told to cut his hair or face suspension, protesters took to the streets of London to take a stand.

LONDON - An exclusive eNCA report investigates issues around natural hair and the discrimination some in Britain’s Afro-Caribbean community feel as a result.

A race row over a London school’s hair policy has erupted after a 12-year-old boy with dreadlocks was told to cut his hair or face suspension.

The incident echoes similar cases seen here in South Africa and has raised questions over whether some school uniform policies are discriminatory.

eNCA&39;s UK correspondent Natalie Powell has that exclusive story.