Black teen who refused to cut his dreadlocks attends Oscars with creators of ‘Hair Love’ film

DeAndre Arnold, the high school senior from Texas who drew national attention last month after he was told by school officials that he wouldn’t be able to walk at his graduation if he didn’t cut his dreadlocks, attended this year’s Academy Awards as a guest to the creative team behind>>>

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Ellen DeGeneres surprises black teen told to cut dreadlocks with $20,000 scholarship

Ellen DeGeneres has taken up the cause of a black Texas high school student who was told he won’t be allowed to return to school or attend his graduation ceremony unless he cuts his dreadlocks — and surprised him with a $20,000 scholarship. DeAndre Arnold, a senior at Barbers Hill>>>

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