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American Airlines apologizes to woman required to cover up on flight

American Airlines has apologized to a black doctor from Texas who said she was briefly removed from a recent flight and required to cover herself with a blanket before being allowed back on the plane.

Tisha Rowe, a family physician in Houston, was on the June 30 flight from Jamaica to Miami with her 8-year-old son.

Rowe said she was asked to deplane at Kingston Airport, at which point she was told to “cover up” and that she could not board her flight “without putting a jacket over her assets.”

“When defending my outfit I was threatened with not getting back on the flight unless I walked down…

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