Monday, October 14, 2019

Tag: Texas

Galveston Police Issue Apology Over Photo Showing...

The Galveston Police Department is apologizing after a questionable photo surfaced online showing two horse-mounted officers leading a handcuffed African-American man through the Texas city’s...

‘Houston 19’ Black Female Candidates Sweep to...

A photo of 19 Black female candidates in Harris County, Texas, who ran for judicial seats went viral after they made history. The group of...

Mother Exposes Text In Texas History Book...

A Texas mother was less-than-pleased with the history lesson featured in her daughter's textbook, particularly a chapter discussing the perils of slavery. Author Eileen Curtright...

Texas Continues To Choose Suspensions Over Education

America has to do better for its children, including the small Black and Brown faces that are falling through the cracks across America. Atlanta...

Houston Deputy Shoots and Kills Another Unarmed...

 Another unarmed Black man was fatally shot by a Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy on Thursday in the Greater Greenspoint area of Houston, Texas. Authorities...

Watch: Family of Young Texas Mother Taken...

Texas woman, Symone Marshall, was found dead in a Walker County, Texas Jail cell two weeks after being in a severe car accident on...

Young Black Mother May Have Suffered Seizure...

Yet another Black woman has died in police custody, adding to the frightening trend of young women entering jails alive and leaving in body...

Larry Wilmore Checks This Girl’s White Privilege...

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Three Ways Sandra Bland Is Being Remembered

Since July, Sandra Bland’s name has been on the lips of many in the Black Lives Matter movement and others who believe her death...

White Cultural Conservatives Rewrite AP History Test...

White Southern Christian conservatives on the College Board are influencing the content of our children’s Advanced Placement exams by controlling the narrative of American...

15 States That Spend Way More on...

The United States has the largest prison population in the world both in terms of the number incarcerated and as a percentage of the total population. Even...

As Supreme Court Debates Constitutionality of Confederate...

As the Supreme Court deliberates on whether to allow Texas motorists to ride with license plates featuring the Confederate flag, perhaps it is the...

2 Black Basketball Coaches Hired in 3...

Give college basketball a hand for what has happened in the last week. Yes, the NCAA Tournament delivered as March Madness somehow, amazingly, always does,...

Only The Ugliness of Racism Can Sully...

The uniqueness of sports is not the competition. That’s the attraction of sports. The uniqueness of it is that a Black fan and a white...