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August 2012

Was Hampton Wrong For Its Ban On Dreads and Cornrows?

Hampton University's business school dean is standing by a controversial ban on dreadlocks and cornrows for some students. Male students enrolled in the school's 5-year MBA program who take the seminar class cannot wear dreadlocks or cornrows in class. The ban, which began in 2001, has been controversial over the years. Do you think it was a bad idea?
Voting Has Ended

Was Hampton Wrong For Its Ban?

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  • No, they can enforce grooming rules.

  • Yes, they infringed on a personal freedom.

Does hair make a difference in education?

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  • No, you can't judge on hair style alone.

  • Yes, grooming shows your ability to succeed.

Poll results so far...

No, they can enforce grooming rules. 28%

No, you can't judge on hair style alone. 59%

Yes, grooming shows your ability to succeed. 41%

Yes, they infringed on a personal freedom. 72%

No, you can't judge on hair style alone. 93%

Yes, grooming shows your ability to succeed. 7%

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