Pacific High School in San Bernardino, California, suspended James Herndon for wearing black lipstick and red eye makeup

Pacific High School in San Bernardino, California, suspended James Herndon for wearing black lipstick and red eye makeup

Charles Oliver

Pacific High School in San Bernardino, California, suspended James Herndon for wearing black lipstick and red eye makeup. Neither the school code nor state education rules ban makeup, but the school says its handbook bars clothing that “creates a safety hazard” or “constitutes a serious and unnecessary distraction.”

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