Texas Judge Rules School Legally Punished Black Student Over Locs

A Texas judge ruled Thursday that a Houston-area school district legally punished 18-year-old student Darryl George, who was suspended multiple times for wearing his hair in locs. Administrators at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu removed George from class on August 31, citing a dress code that limits the…

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Boodles unveils new Lucky collection

Boodles has launched its new equine-inspired collection, Lucky. The new range is designed to showcase the “majestic nature” of racehorses and the “exhilarating moments” of racing. The first winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, which Boodles now sponsors, was called Red Splash and for this new collection, its designers drew…

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Wendy Williams Diagnosed With Frontotemporal Dementia and Aphasia

Former talk show host’s care team shared health update ahead of two-part Lifetime documentary, Where Is Wendy Williams? Wendy Williams‘ has been diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia. Her care team revealed the diagnosis, which was given to her last year, in a statement on Thursday, saying she…

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Queens of Weymouth jewellers to close after three years

Queens of Weymouth jewellers in Dorset has announced that it is closing after three years of operation. A statement on the company’s website said that the shop was closed but will reopen for a closing down sale on 1 March. The jewellers, owned by husband and wife duo Dean and…

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Police Claim It Was Not Related To School Fight

On Feb. 7, Nex Benedict was involved in a fight at Owasso Public High School in Oklahoma. The 16-year-old, who identified as nonbinary, was rushed to a hospital a day later and died. Relatives of the 10th-grader, who used they/them pronouns, said Benedict had been bullied over their gender identity,…

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Meta is testing cross-posts from Facebook to Threads

Despite quickly amassing more than 100 million users, Meta’s Threads hasn’t exactly broken through to the zeitgeist the way its main rival, X/Twitter, did. It’s arguably still awaiting its plane-on-the-Hudson moment. Nevertheless, Meta is doing what it can to bring attention to and keep eyes on the text-based platform, including…

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