Texas

Today, in a major victory for voting rights advocates nationwide, a federal district court entered an order to ease Texas’s strict photo ID law — and allow voters without ID to cast a regular ballot this November. The Texas requirement, as written in 2011, is effectively struck down. Approximately 600,000 registered voters did not have […]

According to a lawyer for Bland's mother, Rafael Zuniga admitted under oath that while he wrote that he checked in on Bland before she died, he actually never did.

Two federal courts sided with voting rights advocates over Texas and Wisconsin voter ID laws. The rulings will permit residents in those states who don't have proper ID to vote in November.

In a 5-3 vote, the justices struck down an anti-abortion law that was responsible for shutting down dozens of clinics across the state of Texas.

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]

Police in Amarillo, Texas are responding to reports of an active shooter and a possible hostage situation in a Walmart store in the city.

Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about the conditions on the ground and the latest developments in the deadly historic Houston flooding.

The decision was made Monday after Sue Evenwel and Edward Pfenninger argued that only eligible voters should be counted, which can harm large urban communities consisting of non-voters and children, but benefit large districts with conservative and rural voters.

An assistant football coach from the Frisco, Texas school district has been accused of racially profiling Black and Hispanic players, even reportedly telling Black students he would hang them from a tree by their toes for misbehaving. As detailed by The Dallas Morning News, the incidents occurred as far back as April 2015 between Frisco Centennial assistant football […]