Desiree Bullock, the mother of Dyree Williams, claims that the East Bernard Independent School District has denied her son enrollment in school because of his hairstyle. “It’s not right. My child should be able to keep his locks in his hair,” she said to a local news network covering the story.

According to NBC News, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday to allow Kaden Bradford to keep his locs without facing suspension. Bradford's "rights under the Equal Protection Clause and the First Amendment will be violated if his motion for a preliminary injunction is denied, and he has additionally shown that he will receive either inferior instruction or no instruction if his motion is denied," the court stated.

One week after the hallways of the Paulding County high school went viral when a student took and uploaded a picture of the crowded area that featured many students without masks, weeks after the country debated on whether students should physically return to school or continue online learning.