texas

19 Black Women Won Judicial Seats in Texas

19 Black Women Won Judicial Seats in Texas

by Teddy Grant   Nov 08, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections brought in a historic wave of female candidates throughout the political spectrum. Local judicial contests in Houston saw 19 Black... Read More

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke, Texas, Senate

Ted Cruz Bests Beto O’Rourke in Closely Watched Senate Race

by Teddy Grant   Nov 06, 2018

Ted Cruz defeated Rep. Beto O’Rourke in his bid for re-election for U.S. Senate race in Texas, NBC News reports.  O’Rourke trailed behind Cruz... Read More

Beyoncé, Beto O'Rourke, Senate

Beyoncé Endorses Beto O’Rourke in Texas Senate Race

by Teddy Grant   Nov 06, 2018

Beyoncé has endorsed Rep. Beto O’Rourke in the U.S. Senate race in Texas. The singer posted to Instagram on Tuesday with a picture of... Read More

rope burn, black girl, texas

School Must Pay $68K to Black Girl Who Had Rope Tied Around Her Neck

by Teddy Grant   Nov 02, 2018

A Texas private school was ordered by a jury to pay $68,000 in damages to a Black girl’s family after she was discovered with... Read More

Racist, teens, n-word, texas

Texas High School Students Chant the N-Word in Video

by Teddy Grant   Nov 02, 2018

A group of White teens in Southlake, Texas, is in trouble at school over a video in which they say the N-word. The group,... Read More

Ieshia Champs, law school, single mom, 5 kids, bar exam

Single Mom of 5 Accomplishes Lifelong Goal, Passes Bar Exam

by Teddy Grant   Nov 02, 2018

A single mom of five children whose law school graduation photos went viral earlier this year has passed the bar exam, she announced on... Read More

black voters

Texas Voting Machine Glitch Switches Votes to Opposing Party

by Jessica Bennett   Oct 26, 2018

Early voting began this week for many states across the U.S., including Texas. Unfortunately, it appears there has already been a major glitch that... Read More

Voter turnout, texas

O’Rourke & Cruz Campaign, Huge Turnout on First Day of Early Voting in Texas

by Teddy Grant   Oct 23, 2018

Early voting began in Texas on Monday and polling places in cities such as Houston and El Paso saw long lines and high turnout.... Read More

Beto O'Rourke, Ted Cruz

Beto O’Rourke on Cruz: ‘Lyin Ted’ Nickname Trump Gave You Was True

by Teddy Grant   Oct 17, 2018

Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) came out swinging during his second debate with Sen. Ted Cruz at their latest debate on Tuesday calling his Republican... Read More

Voter Suppression

Voter Registration Deadline Looms in 15 States

by Sarafina Wright   Oct 09, 2018

The 2018 Midterm Election is less than 30 days away and voter registration deadlines around the country are closing in.  Many states with historic... Read More