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Texas Teen Who Won't Cut Dreadlocks Gets $20K for College

 

February 3, 2020



MONT BELVIEU, Texas — A black Texas teenager who was told his dreadlocks violate his high school's dress code is gaining the support of some celebrities as well as $20,000 for college.

DeAndre Arnold, 18, appeared on an episode of “The Ellen Show” that aired Wednesday where host Ellen DeGeneres and singer Alicia Keys presented him with a check to go toward his college tuition.

https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/01/30/us/ap-us-dreadlocks-school-suspension.html


 

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