Future Mesquite Park To Be Named For City's First African American Police Officer Jon Latimore"For 28 years he made a lasting impression on the community receiving numerous commendations from citizens and coworkers," the city of Mesquite said in a news release.
North Texas Siblings Turn Love Of Jigsaw Puzzles Into Small Business 'Puzzles Of Color'A sister and brother from Little Elm started production on puzzles that showcased art images of Black family life, children and themes of uplift.
Black Parents Fielding Tough Questions Following George Floyd Death By Minneapolis Police OfficerThey are the conversations in black families, passed down through the generations, the life and death lessons on interacting with police.
Coronavirus In Texas: Less Invasive, Painful Test Coming To Dallas CountyHealthcare workers will soon offer a less invasive and painful nasal swab test for the coronavirus in Dallas county.
Coronavirus Infecting Minorities In Dallas County At Higher RateHispanics and African Americans are infected with the coronavirus at a higher rate in Dallas County, compared to other racial and ethnic groups.
University Of Oklahoma Students Stage Sit-In After 2nd Professor Uses Racial Slur In ClassroomIt's day-two of a staged sit-in outside the University of Oklahoma's administrative offices following two instances of professors using racial slurs in the classroom.
B. Smith, Model Turned Restaurateur And Lifestyle Guru, Dead At 70Model, restaurateur and lifestyle guru Barbara "B." Smith has died at her Long Island home. She was 70.
African American Leaders In Plano Praise Hiring Of Ed Drain As Police Chief: '40 Years Ago This Probably Would Have Been Unheard Of'History was made in Plano this week as the city appointed its first African American police chief. Ed Drain will be formally hired by the city council on Monday.
Family: 1 Of 17 Texas County 'Black Girl Magic' Judges DiesOne of the 17 black women elected to seats in Harris County courtrooms last year as part of a "Black Girl Magic" campaign has died.
Texas County Makes History After Swearing In 17 Black Female JudgesIt was history in the making in Harris County where a new year brought the swearing-in of newly elected officials -- among them 17 black female judges.
Minority Candidates See Both Success And Veiled RacismFor all the many successes among candidates of color, the midterm elections also proved to some the enduring power of racism.
'It's Okay To Be White' Signs Pop Up In Fort Worth NeighborhoodPeople in one north Fort Worth neighborhood woke up Thursday morning to several signs with a head-scratching message on them.
North Texan Gets 1 Year In Prison For Threatening African American Neighbors In His Apartment ComplexGlenn Halfin, 64, pleaded guilty to interfering with housing rights after he repeatedly threatened and intimidated an African American family living in the apartment above him because of their race.
GOP Campaign Aide Reportedly Trashed Black People On Social MediaNews outlets report that Rick Shaftan, who is working for Corey Stewart's Senate campaign, has posted disparaging comments about African Americans on social media in past years.
Rachel Dolezal Accused Of Welfare Fraud After Race ScandalA former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.