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Texas School District Bars Black Student Over Braids

     Williams wears his hair in braids and considers the style a tie to his culture and ancestors. His family has appealed local school officials’ decision not to allow him to enroll, to no avail. The family says cutting his hair isn’t an option, but they also don’t have another option for a public school to send him to because East Bernard is the closest district to their home. […]