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15 Year Old Jordan Edwards Killed By Police Officer

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

Texas High School Team Takes Knee Instead Of Winning Game

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.

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

(Video) Texas Police Officer Slams Middle School Girl

(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

Texan Woman Tape Records Doctors during Surgery

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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

No Indictment In Sandra Bland Case

Sandra Bland
Sandra Bland
(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

Supreme Court will take a second look at race based admissions case in Texas

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