As Texans Celebrate Juneteenth Push Strengthens To Make The Emancipation Day A National HolidayTexans have celebrated Juneteenth for 155 years, but this year -- as the world joins America protesting and speaking out about racial injustice -- the observance has grown larger and has an added importance.
Opal Lee On Hand As Fort Worth Filmmaker Channing Godfrey Peoples Premiers 'Miss Juneteenth'Miss Juneteenth tells the story of a former beauty queen who is now a single mom, preparing her daughter for the Miss Juneteenth pageant and steering the teen towards roads not traveled.
Uncle Ben's Joins Aunt Jemima In Evolving Brand's Identity, 'Now Is The Right Time'Texas-based Uncle Ben’s is following in Aunt Jemima's footsteps in evolving its visual brand identity.
Aunt Jemima Brand, With Texas Connection, Acknowledges Racist PastQuaker Oats is retiring the more than 130-year-old Aunt Jemima brand and logo, acknowledging its origins are based on a racial stereotype, one with Texas roots to a real person.
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.