Race Matters

A viral video purportedly shows a Black police graduate getting profiled by Texas cops.

Photos are always a great way to tell a story, but if it’s a tragedy like Uvalde, Texas shooting, those photos can lead to much-needed action. The community of Uvalde is trying to pick up the pieces after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Texas. According to officials, […]

If the Uvalde school shooting wasn't bad timing (to say the least), the upcoming NRA event in Texas where Gov. Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz are scheduled to speak certainly is.


More than one dozen children were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, in the nation's latest deadly gun violence. Texas has some of the loosest gun laws in the nation.

Police Brutality

29-year-old Jalen Randle was shot and killed in Houston, Texas, last week and his family is outraged and looking for answers. Police were after him over felony warrants. He was shot after exiting a car with a bag HPD said contained a gun.

Three Texas Black men were arrested and charged with felony drug possession in Clay County, Texas after police accused the men of having edibles in their car during a traffic stop.

Race Matters

White students from the Vidor Independent School District in Vidor, Texas, recorded themselves gleefully repeating the n-word and mocking Black people.


The Texas Association of School Boards agreed to resolve a lawsuit by paying $90,000 to a Black Houston area student who said she was harassed and bullied by her teachers for refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. 

31-year-old Walter Hutchins was shot and killed last in Houston, Texas, by bounty hunters attempting to execute a warrant. Surveillance video posted to Instagram by famed Houston Music Executive J Prince has many people saying Hutchins was ambushed by plainclothes authorities in unmarked cars.

Good News

The son of Texas’ first Black architect donated $1 million to his father’s alma mater.

Good News

TIME’s Kid of the Year, Orion Jean, distributed over 500,000 books to youth throughout the country and provided over 100,000 meals for families facing food insecurity.

Race Matters

The Faculty Council at the University of Texas approved a nonbinding resolution Monday defending the academic freedom of faculty members to teach about race, gender justice, and critical race theory, and Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick is unhappy about it.