Erykah Badu

Dallas Residents Want Park Previously Named After Confederate to Honor Erykah Badu

by Zahara Hill

What would be better than a park full of metaphoric apple trees? Nothing. Which may be why residents of Dallas—the hometown of neo-soul songstress Erykah... Read More

Woman Accused of Fatally Shooting, Chopping Up Boyfriend

Woman Accused of Fatally Shooting, Chopping Up Boyfriend

by Shantell E. Jamison

Investigators in Texas say a Baytown woman fatally shot and then dismembered her boyfriend as he slept with a machete, ABC News reports. The... Read More

Beyoncé

Beyoncé Delivers Heartfelt Message for Donor Relief

by Shantell E. Jamison

Beyoncé is one of many celebrities that has committed time, effort and money to repairing Houston following the deadly arrival of Hurricane Harvey, and... Read More

Kimberly Gager

Texas Woman Uses Her Exceptional Couponing Skills To Go Shopping For Hurricane Harvey Victims

by Zahara Hill

We all know mamas do not play when it comes to coupons. Read More

Hurricane Harvey

Rainfall, Limited Resources And Apathy Continue To Devastate Houston

by #TEAMEBONY

As we enter the fifth day of Hurricane Harvey, Joel Osteen and Donald Trump are at the center of controveries related to the storm currently hitting Texas. Read More

Damaged Refineries Spewing Toxic Fumes in Houston

Damaged Refineries Spewing Toxic Fumes in Houston

by Shantell E. Jamison

Hurricane Harvey, which has since been classified as a tropical storm, has claimed the lives of at least eight people. Millions continue to struggle... Read More

Woman Endures 11-Minute Cavity Search by Police on Side of Road

Woman Endures 11-Minute Cavity Search by Police on Side of Road

by Shantell E. Jamison

A woman is suing the Harris County Sheriff’s Office over a roadside cavity search that resulted in her feeling violated and humiliated. Charnesia Corley... Read More

Sandra Bland Act Signed Into Law By Texas Governor

Sandra Bland Act Signed Into Law By Texas Governor

by #teamEBONY

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a measure that seeks to prevent the circumstances that led to the death of Sandra Bland, KGBT... Read More

7th Grader Given ‘Terrorist Award’ by Texas Teacher

7th Grader Given ‘Terrorist Award’ by Texas Teacher

by #teamEBONY

An investigation is underway after a 7th-grade student was named “most likely to become a terrorist” by her teacher in a mock ceremony, Huffington Post reports.... Read More

Officer Involved sandra bland

Police Accountability Measures Removed from ‘Sandra Bland Act’

by #teamEBONY

The state of Texas is still feeling the effects from the 2015 death of Sandra Bland, who was found hanging in a Waller County... Read More