Texas

Unboxed Vol. 43: JaRon Marshal Is Bringing Futuristic Vibes To Soul Music

The acclaimed keyboardist talks about his music roots in Louisiana, working with the Black Pumas, and his latest solo project.
05/20/2024

Lil Wayne and Summer Walker To Headline the 'TwoGether Land' Music Festival

The inaugural event will take place on May 25th and May 26th at the historic Fair Park in Dallas, TX. 
04/08/2024

Drake Surprises Fans With Bun B, Performs ‘November 18’ At RodeoHouston

In a full circle moment, the “6 God” reflected on how his career took off in “H-Town.”
03/14/2024

Judge Rules That Texas School District's Suspension of Darryl George Over Length of His Locs Did Not Violate CROWN ACT

Darryl George, an 18-year-old student at Barbers Hill High School was first suspended from regular classes on Aug. 31, because he did not comply with the dress code.
02/23/2024

Discrimination Case Involving Black Teen Being Suspended for His Locs Is Going to Trial

Darryl George has been serving a suspension since August 31 although the CROWN Act which prohibits race-based hair discrimination is the law in Texas.
01/25/2024

Texas Superintendent Defends Suspension of Teen Over Wearing of Locs

Darryl George has been repeatedly suspended despite the protection of the CROWN Act, a law that bans hairstyle discrimination.
01/19/2024

Black Congressional ‘Trailblazer’ U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Dies At 88

An influential Democratic leader from Texas, Johnson was the first Black woman elected to a seat in the Dallas legislature and to serve in Congress.
01/03/2024

Former Dallas D.A. Craig Watkins, Who Won Multiple Exonerations, Dies at 56

Watkins’ Conviction Integrity Unit helped free 25 wrongly convicted inmates.
12/14/2023

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Loses Houston Mayoral Race, Now Faced With Decision on Her Political Future

The clock is ticking on the deadline to file for reelection to Congress.
12/11/2023

Texas High School Suspends Black Student Again Over His Locs

Darryl George and his family say the CROWN Act should have protected him from a discriminatory school hairstyle code.
12/06/2023

Rep. Colin Allred Raises Huge Fundraising Haul To Challenge GOP Sen. Ted Cruz

The Texas Democrat’s senate campaign announced $4.7 million in the third quarter.
10/16/2023