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‘Incredibly violent’ attack against journalist at Trump’s El Paso rally recalls 2016 campaign
Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express expose decades of abuse by Southern Baptist leaders
Death of second migrant child reignites concerns over U.S. border policies
Muslim school speech pathologist fired over refusing to agree to pro-Israel pledge
7-year-old dies in Border Patrol custody after being separated from family that now disputes agency’s account
Texas facing lawsuit over program that forces poor people to pay fees they can’t afford for traffic violations
Texas voting machine errors and draconian voter registration laws combine to spur voter disenfranchisement in the state
Texas invalidates 2,400 online voter registration forms ahead of midterms based on vague law
Texas argues on behalf of school that expelled student who didn’t kneel for pledge of allegiance
Border patrol agent charged with the murders of 4 sex workers after a two-week killing spree
Cop sentenced to 15 years in killing Black teen does not prove body cameras are working
After NYC makes inmate calls free, Texas reduces charge from 26 cents a minute to 6
DACA protections for immigrant youth may head to SCOTUS after conservative judge’s ruling
95 bodies—how sanitizing slavery keeps America’s hands clean
Remains of 95 Black “convict lease laborers” who were basically post-Civil War slaves found in Texas
The mayors and governors using their political sway to stall Trump’s immigration policies
Black people still can’t swim: Reflections on the McKinney, TX pool incident 3 summers later
UT Austin ‘Restrictive Masculinity’ program under pressure by administration after right-wing criticism
Sandra Bland documentary to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival
Texas police chief resigns amid controversy tied to arrest of Carmen Ponder, Miss Black Texas Ambassador
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signs bill to ban out-of-school suspensions for young students
Tippit Middle School in Texas calls racial harassment of student inappropriate, but not bullying
Students win offensive awards at Anthony Aguirre Junior High School
Texas police chief on administrative leave after arresting Miss Black Texas USA
Sandra Bland’s family critical of Texas act named in her honor
Texas Senate passes Sandra Bland Act, addresses jail employees’ treatment of emotionally distressed inmates
Judge Rules Texas Voter ID Law Discriminates Against Minority Voters
US Federal Judge Permits Refusal of Care to Trans Patients and Women Who Have Had Abortions
Black Teen Sues McKinney, Texas and Former Officer for $5M Due to Pool Party Arrest
How many more brutal police videos do we need until we take police abolition seriously?
Don’t get too excited about tech advances. Many are designed to leave Black people behind
#UnderHisEye and the erasure of Black women in the carceral system
Steve McQueen’s ‘Bear’ is an exploration of intimacies among Black men
New social media checks for visa applicants show the dangerous transformation of surveillance in the US
Richard Akuson: the ‘A Nasty Boy’ editor talks the future of his queer fashion magazine and life as an asylum seeker in the U.S.
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