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Screenshot of Darryl and Darresha George from NBC News video

Darryl George, a Black high school student in Texas, has been controversially removed from his high school and put in an alternative education program because of his dreadlocks hairstyle. This has sparked a legal dispute over alleged violations of the state's CROWN Act, which forbids racial hair discrimination.

In a letter provided to the Associated Press by George's family, Barbers Hill High School principal Lance Murphy noted that, due to George's 'failure to comply' with the school's 'previously communicated standards of student conduct,' he would be sent to EPIC, a disciplinary alternative education school, until November 29.

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