"It's kind of insane — no one can see what's under our graduation robes anyway," Lacey Henry, 18, told Yahoo Lifestyle.
The new policy enforced by the Texas school district makes students roll up their sleeves when wearing sweatshirts or hoodies so that teachers can see their forearms.
"I'm angry as hell that my daughter was not allowed to represent Black History Month," said the tearful New Jersey mom.
According to a school spokesperson, the dress code is clear: Only hats featuring the school's logo or hats that are the solid color of the school's colors are allowed.
One protester said the crackdown supports the "criminalization of black men on campus."
"When the teacher asked why I was crying, my friend said I was dress-coded. The teacher said, ‘She deserves to be,'" she told the New York Post.
A high schooler in Arkansas is fed up with dress code discrimination. And she's taking action.
The Hyde officially opened on Jan. 18, and is already stirring up controversy over its seemingly extreme regulations, aimed at its customers' sports team preferences and political views.
A high school student in Arkansas has been suspended for wearing — and refusing to remove — a Confederate flag-themed shirt and face paint.
A critic of the proposed bill complained that it was "about disrespecting parents in front of their children."
Two men who made headlines in November after they were arrested in a case of alleged racial profiling have had all charges against them dropped.
Wealthy teens at a Long Island middle school are told to leave their $350 Moncler hats at home after they keep going missing.
"Dreadlocks are part of my African culture, not a fashion statement," the mom says, while school district officials deny that the policy is "racially discriminatory."
An Egyptian actress is being sued for showing skin at a film festival, and she could face five years in prison.
A Canadian university apologized to a student who was dress-coded for wearing a "distracting" crop top at the gym.
Woodchurch High School near London sent a letter to parents describing a new dress code that prohibits pupils from wearing high-end brand-name coats, specifically banning Canada Goose and Moncler.
The school's principal later clarified that the student wasn't in violation of the dress code. Now, the girl's mother is worried about teachers and administrators issuing violations based on their opinions.
A man is accusing police of racial profiling after an incident caught on video shows a black teen being arrested for violating a mall's "no hoodie" dress code.
Laurens Middle School was doing a compulsory dress-code inspection when a teacher took Ethan Orr to the principal's office for an "emerging hole" in his jeans.
A basketball fan says she was denied entry into a Philadelphia 76ers game because of her outfit.
One offended parent said, "Talk about the skirts, tell them what to wear, but do not mention #metoo in that same context. They’re really implying that these girls are asking for it by showing their legs."