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via News5: A new year brought the swearing-in of newly elected officials in Harris County, Texas , and among them were 17 black female judges. The group of women, who were part of a local democratic campaign called “Black Girl Magic Texas,” first made history — and headlines — when they won their respective midterm elections in November. Together, […]

  via Cleveland19: Community members gathered Sunday evening for a vigil near the Texas church that was the site of a mass shooting as details emerged about the alleged shooter’s military service and discharge. Twenty-six people died after a gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, TX, on Sunday; 23 were killed in […]

via EEWMagazine: Lakewood associate pastor, John Gray, who resides in River Oaks—a residential community in the center of Houston, Texas—is praying for his city currently being devastated by Storm Harvey. The preacher has taken to social media to offer up prayers for those impacted by the floods that have, so far, killed six, left thousands […]

In recognition of Dr. Earnest Pugh’s notable successes and inspiring career in gospel music, the city of Houston and the Honorable Mayor Sylvester Turner will commemorate Dr. Pugh’s 11th Top 20 Billboard Single, “I Need You to Breathe,” with an exclusive music video preview and celebration. “I Need You to Breathe” hails as a chart-topping […]

Multiple people were injured and a shooting suspect was taken down by police after he they opened fire at a strip center in southwest Houston. Many questions remain as to a motive for the violent shooting at the Randalls supermarket strip center on Weslayan at Bissonnet. At around 6:30 this morning, HFD scanners reported a […]

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 Texas youth football team received death threats after kneeling during the National Anthem.

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.

HOUSTON — One person was killed and another was wounded in a shooting on the Texas Southern University campus Friday, according to Houston police. It happened at…

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A Texas mom called out textbook publisher McGraw-Hill Education for calling African slaves “workers” in a section on immigration in one of their geography textbooks.…

Ahmed Mohamed, the Irving, Texas student who was detained after teachers mistook his homemade clock for a bomb, has received support from all over the…

Charnesia Corley was pulled over for running a stop sign and was subjected to a forcible cavity search after cops claim they smelled weed.