Today The Nation Joins Texas Celebrating JuneteenthToday is Juneteenth the day our nation commemorates the de facto end of slavery in the United States.
Gov. Abbott Announces $18M In Grants To Combat Human Trafficking In TexasGovernor Abbott announced Tuesday $18 million in grant funding will go toward efforts to help victims of human trafficking.
North Texas Couple Found Guilty Of Forced Labor For Keeping Young Girl As 'Slave'Mohamed Toure and Denise Cros-Toure could spend decades in prison.
2 Texans Among 5 Convicted In Thai Sex Trafficking RingTwo Texans were among five men convicted Wednesday on sex trafficking charges tied to an alleged Thai Sex trafficking ring, prosecutors said.
Slavery Exhibit Debuts At Fair Park A new exhibit at the African American Museum at the State Fair of Texas offers a taste of history: Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty.
Texas Couple Indicted, Accused Of Enslaving Guinean Girl For 16 YearsA Southlake couple accused of enslaving a Guinean girl for 16 years has been indicted on federal charges that include forced labor.
Frederick Douglass' July 4 Speeches Trace American HistoryMore than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined.
Dallas Students Get Juneteenth History LessonTuesday in Dallas, school children walked through a long-held exhibition, gazing at photographs of men and women who were the descendants of those slaves freed 153 years ago.
Kanye West Causes Stir After Saying Slavery Was A "Choice"Kanye West caused a stir by calling American slavery a "choice" in an interview on Tuesday. People on Twitter were quick to comment on the rapper's words.
Affidavit: Neighbors Help Child Enslaved At 5 In Texas Home Escape 16 Years LaterA Southlake couple is charged with forced, unpaid labor of a domestic servant after allegedly keeping a young, West African girl in their home for over 16 years until neighbors helped her escape.
Texas School Apologizes After 8th Graders Asked To List Positives Of SlaveryA San Antonio charter school apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.
Dallas Citizens Voice Their Opinion On Confederate MonumentsThere is a plan for street name changes, and what to do with this memorial, but that plan didn't stop Dallas citizens from offering their pointed views to the Mayor and Council.
Texas Governor Says 'Inaccurate' Displays Unfit For CapitolTexas Gov. Greg Abbott's office said Monday that "substantially inaccurate historical statements" don't belong on display at the state Capitol as they seek a review of a Confederate marker that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War.
Lawmaker: Texas Governor Supports Confederate Marker RemovalA Texas lawmaker says Republican Gov. Greg Abbott privately told him that he supports removing a Confederate marker inside the State Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War.
Texas Cities Mark Juneteenth With Family EventsCommunities across Texas have celebrated Juneteenth with flags, food and historic remembrances of when Texas slaves, more than 150 years ago, learned that they were free.