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Texas judge OKs hair-based suspension of Black student

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2024
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A Texas judge on Thursday said the Houston-area Barbers Hill school district did not violate the state's CROWN Act when it punished junior Darryl George for refusing to cut his hair. The district said George's hair, worn in locs twisted and tied on the top of his head, would hang below his eyebrows, earlobes or shirt collar if worn down, breaching its grooming policy. How did we get here? Texas enacted its version of the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act in September, joining 23...

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