Virginia Student Admits She Lied About Classmates Cutting Off Her Locs

Nicole Rojas
Oct 1, 2019 - 3:00
Virginia Student Admits She Lied About Classmates Cutting Off Her Locs

A12-year-old Virginia girl who accused her white classmates of pinning her down and cutting her dreadlocks admitted that she made up the story, her family’s attorney and the school announced. Amari Allen, a student at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, Virginia, initially claimed three fellow sixth graders attacked her during recess on September 23. The girl alleged the boys told her that her hair was “nappy” and that she was “ugly.” “They put their hands over my mouth. They put my hands behind my back. And they started cutting my hair and saying it was ugly,” Amari said after the alleged incident. The straight-A student went on to claim that the boys had been bullying her since the beginning of the...

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