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.