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A Texas school has punished a Black student over his hairstyle for months. Neither side is backing down.

In a test of Texas’ new CROWN Act prohibiting discrimination based on hairstyles, a judge said the Barbers Hill school district can limit the length of male students’ hair.

Darryl George has been punished by the Barbers Hill school district for his hair.

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