Texas Pastors Among Some Black Southern Baptists Who Feel Shut Out By White LeadersNorth Texas Pastor Dwight McKissic has been affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention for more than 45 years -- now he’s pondering whether it's time to break away.
Austin City Council Moves To Cut Police Budget By 1/3, Directs Money To Social ServicesIn a unanimous vote, the Austin City Council moved to cut the police department's $434 million budget by about one-third next year and move the money to social services.
Dallas Women Arrested During George Floyd Protests Challenge State Anti-Rioting Law In Class Action SuitThree women arrested during protests against systemic racism and police violence have sued the city of Dallas and Dallas County in a challenge to the Texas anti-rioting law.
DPS In Austin Charge Two Men With Rioting At Texas Capitol Amid Racial Injustice ProtestTwo men have been arrested and charged with rioting and committing other crimes at the Capitol building in Austin amid demonstrations against police violence and racial injustice.
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.