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7th Grader Given ‘Terrorist Award’ by Texas Teacher

An investigation is underway after a 7th-grade student was named “most likely to become a…

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Police Accountability Measures Removed from ‘Sandra Bland Act’

The state of Texas is still feeling the effects from the 2015 death of Sandra…

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Cop Who Killed Jordan Edwards Fired, But Family Calls for Criminal Charges

There was no reason for Balch Springs, Tex., officer Roy Oliver to open fire at…

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Police Chief in Jordan Edwards Shooting Backtracks on Initial Story

Newly reviewed body cam footage of the shooting of Jordan Edwards has police in Balch Springs,…

Jordan Edwards

Why Was a Texas 15-Year-Old Killed by Police as He Left a Party?

A family and community in suburban Dallas is asking why a 15-year-old who was leaving…

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In Case They Forgot, Texas Judge Rules Again Voter ID Law is Discriminatory

A judge found — for the second time — that a voter identification law was…

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Kidnap ‘By 3 Black Males in Ski Masks’ Claim of White Woman Was Hoax

A White Texas woman who said that she had been abducted and raped by three…

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Sandra Bland Act Would Revamp Profiling Laws in Texas

The first sweeping police overhaul proposed in Texas following a Black woman’s 2015 death in…

8-Year-Old Girl Survives Car Crash, Shot to Death Moments Later

An 8-year-old Texas girl who escaped harm in a car accident early Saturday was shot…

[Watch] EBONY Celebration of Champions

EBONY threw a party for the ages in Houston to celebrate not only the Super…