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Texas teen banned from school for having twisted hair

As reported by, "Nothing makes Dyree Williams feel more like himself than his hair, which he has proudly worn in twists, braids and locks all his life -- it's part of his identity and a direct connection to his ancestors.

"But Williams' locks became an issue after the 17-year-old moved from Cincinnati, Ohio, to East Bernard, 50 miles outside of Houston, Texas, in February. His new school's dress code policy stated that 'braided hair or corn rows will not be allowed,' a policy that went against [read more...]

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