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‘UnPHILtered’: Multicultural author discusses student suspended over hairstyle

Texas high school student suspended for hair

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A Texas high school student was suspended because of his hair.

The situation came after the state passed the CROWN Act — fully named the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act — a law that prohibits racial discrimination based on hairstyles.

Now, the school district is asking a state district court to see if its dress code violates the law.

News 8’s Phil Sanchez talked with multicultural author and publisher Dana Bradford-Majors on Thursday night’s “UnPHILtered” to get more perspective on the matter.