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Texas Teen Suspended for Hairstyle Sues Gov. Greg Abbott

The student and his family are accusing the governor and the state’s attorney general of allegedly failing to enforce the state’s CROWN Act.

Tory Lanez New Prison Life Starts with New Diet

The rapper was sentenced to ten years for shooting Megan Thee Stallion.

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Flips from Democrat to Republican

The mayor was reelected in May with 93 percent of the vote.

Scholar Ibram X. Kenid's Anti-Racism Center At Boston University Under Investigation

Former employees have alleged mismanagement of grant funds and a toxic work environment.

Trial Underway For Ex-Aurora, Colo, Cops Accused Of Elijah McClain's death

Body camera footage revealed that McClain was wrestled to the ground, crying “I can’t breathe” numerous times.

Los Angeles City Councilman In Center Of Racial Scandal Running For Reelection

Kevin de León refused to resign for his involvement in a leaked recording of racist comments and a plot to diminish Black political power.

Nine Deputies Indicted For Death Of Black Memphis Jail Inmate

Gershun Freeman was “punched, kicked, and kneeled on his back” during an altercation with correction officers while in custody.

Fired Black TikTok Employees File Federal Complaint Alleging Workplace Racial Discrimination

The EEOC filing says the company retaliated against them for complaining to HR about racist managers.

The Weight of the State: Much on the Line for Louisiana’s Primary Elections

Louisiana’s voters have a lot to consider as they head to the polls to pick their new governor.

Senate Confirms USAF Gen. Charles ‘C.Q.’ Brown As Head of Joint Chiefs of Staff

Brown’s confirmation was unanimous with a 83-11 vote.

This Week In Good Black News: Black Chyna Celebrates Sobriety, Michelle Obama Is Encouraging You To Vote, And Taye Diggs Is Back

Also, BET co-founder Sheila Johnson released a powerful memoir about her incredible life.