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Trial over Black teen’s dreadlocks begins in Texas

A trial is getting underway in Texas concerning Darryl George, a Black Texas teenager who was repeatedly suspended from school for refusing to remove his dreadlocks. The case will decide if George’s hairstyle is protected under the state’s new CROWN Act. Cheyanne Mumphrey, national education reporter for the Associated Press, joined CBS News to discuss the case.