We're pretty certain that when Texas teen DeAndre Arnold went public with his story of being threatened with not being able to walk at his high school graduation unless he cut his dreads, he wasn't expecting such a huge reaction. His story has triggered a national outcry, with celebrities and petitioners calling for new rules across the country for natural hair. Now weeks after he captured the country's attention, he hit the red carpet for the 2020 Oscars, and it was a celebration that was well deserved.
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And they looked amazing.
Hitting the carpet with his mother, Cherry, and the film's illustrator, Karen Toliver, Arnold was dressed to the nines with a slick black suit with metallic blue accents. His mother, a vision, wore a beautiful gown in a corresponding color and carried an understated silver clutch.