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North Carolina softball player forced to cut beads from hair, sparks calls to change ‘culturally biased’ rule – Fox News

A North Carolina high school softball player was forced to cut her hair beads during a game last month, sparking outrage.

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A North Carolina high school softball player was forced to cut her hair beads during a game last month, sparking outrage.
Nicole Pyles, who is Black, was playing for Hillside High School in Durham when she was told she wouldnt be able to play with the beads in her hair. She had her teammates cut the beads out of her hair instead of sitting on the bench for the game, according to USA Today.
The 16-year-old recounted the incident in an interview with the Raleigh News & Observer on Wednesday.
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