The Texas House County Affairs Committee has reportedly laid the groundwork for a new piece of legislation that would be known as the Sandra Bland Act.
Jacqueline Craig and her two teenage daughters were later released from a Texas jail after the incident.
A Chili's Bar & Grill in Dallas, Texas, apologized after refusing to give a Black veteran a free meal in celebration of Veteran's Day, The Dallas Morning News reports.
A federal Judge in Texas has ruled the state violated an agreement it made in July to soften its voter ID law, one of the strictest in the country and as a result, will have to reprint their voter education materials. In July, a court ruled that the Texas voter ID law discriminated against Blacks […]
A grand jury declined to indict the police officer who pinned down a Black girl at a pool party. The police will hold a community meeting to discuss moving forward.
Waleed Abushaaban, 12, was the subject of jokes and laughter by his fellow students when his English and Language Arts teacher allowed the students to watch the 2002 film, Bend It Like Beckham. After Abushaaban and other students laughed during the movie, the teacher told him he shouldn't laugh because everyone views the child as a terrorist.
Encinia, seen on the video pulling Bland out of the vehicle while yelling "I will light you up," is accused of lying about how he removed the woman from the car.