The Sandra Bland Act will be effective September 1st 2017. Continue reading Sandra Bland Act Signed Into Law In Texas
We knew the police body cameras would show the good, the bad, and the ugly. With this situation in Balch Springs, Dallas it exposed the truth in the death of a teen by the hands of a police officer.
The Dallas, Texas suburb was rocked by the death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards who was shot in the head by a police officer this past Saturday. Continue reading 15 Year Old Jordan Edwards Killed By Police Officer
An incredible story of humanity and compassion. Texas high school team took a knee to lose the game for a player on the opposing team who was seriously injured during the game and air lifted to the hospital.
— Bob Slovak (@BobSlovak13) September 14, 2016
The teams coach, David Colschen said “If we do go and try to win the game, do you really celebrate that.”
“It was a very teachable moment for both teams to remember the moment you take a stand for what’s greater for humanity not what the scoreboard says,” said Colschen.
To read more visit ABC13.com
Twelve year old girl comes home from an overnight school field trip with serious rope burns on her neck. I personally find it hard to believe that this was an accident and I will explain why. Continue reading 12 Year Old Returns Home From School Field Trip With Rope Burns Around Her Neck
(Texas) School Police Officer Joshua Kehm responded to an altercation between two students outside of Rhodes Middle School has been placed on paid leave for slamming one of the girls involved to the ground.
The incident happened on March 29 but a video surfaced on YouTube Tuesday.
(Warning video may be disturbing for some viewers) Continue reading (Video) Texas Police Officer Slams Middle School Girl
I came across an article that I was hesitant to open because the headline seemed unreal. “Black Woman Records Surgery And Hears Doctor And Staff Calling Her Racially Insensitive Slurs.” What!? How do you record your own surgery without surgeon’s knowledge? Whatever! But after a few instances of strategically bypassing the article, I decided to give it a chance.
Continue reading Texan Woman Tape Records Doctors during Surgery
(Texas) A grand jury decided there will be no indictment in the case Sandra Bland who died in her jail cell last July.
Sandra Bland’s death sparked protest nationally because she was found hanged in a Texas jail cell after being arrested July 10th for a routine traffic stop. A medical examiner ruled her death a suicide.
The grand jury will reconvene January 6th to “take up remaining issues” according to special prosecutor Darrell Jordan.
Read more here: USA Today
The U.S. Supreme Court approved race-conscious college admissions, reaffirming a 25-year-old precedent and ensuring that hundreds of top universities can continue using affirmative action to bolster black and Hispanic enrolment.
A divided court upheld an affirmative action program at the University of Michigan’s law school while striking down a separate undergraduate policy. The decision was a rebuff to the Bush administration, which had called both programs a “quota.” Continue reading Supreme Court will take a second look at race based admissions case in Texas
Here is the extended video of the police officer in Mckinney, Texas using excessive force on teens at a pool party.