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Rhetta Bowers Press Conference On CROWN Act

After black student suspended over dreadlocks, some Texas lawmakers want to ban hair discrimination Members of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, joined by other prominent black officials and advocates, announced Thursday in Houston they are working on a bill for the 2021 legislative session — called the CROWN Act — that will ban discrimination based on hair textures and styles commonly associated with race. The legislation is a show of support...

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Rhetta Bowers on Inside Texas Politics

Inside Texas Politics: Bill would aim to ban hair discrimination in 2021 DeAndre Arnold was suspended from school in Mont Belvieu, Texas because he wears dreadlocks. Now, his dreadlocks could change state law. Author: Jason Whitely, Berna Dean Steptoe Published: 12:31 PM CST February 8, 2020 Updated: 9:34 AM CST February 9, 2020 DALLAS — This week on Inside Texas Politics, we'll get you caught up on what is happening...

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Rhetta is Endorsed by Dallas Morning News

We [Dallas Morning News Editorial] recommend Rhetta Bowers for Texas House District 113 Dallas Morning News Editorial: Connect with Dallas Morning News Editorial When Cindy Burkett decided to vacate her Texas House District 113 seat and run for the state Senate, a scramble was on to determine who would replace her. Of the two candidates remaining after the primary season, we recommend that voters choose Democrat Rhetta Bowers in District 113. When Bowers,...

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President Barack Obama Endorses Rhetta

Obama endorses 9 Texas Democrats in midterms: 5 in DF-W Texas House races and 4 running for Congress by: DMN, Gromer Jeffers Jr., Political Writer Former President Barack Obama is hoping to boost nine Texas Democrats running in November, including five North Texas state House candidates. He released a list of his nationwide picks Monday on Twitter. Today, I’m proud to endorse even more Democratic candidates who aren’t just running against something,...

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