Category : Southwest

Southwest / Texas - 5 days ago

Louisiana Man Murders Ex-Girlfriend On Facebook Live

Rannita Williams, a 27-year-old Shreveport, Louisiana resident, was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend while on Facebook Live last Thursday. The disturbing video (WARNING GRAPHIC VIOLENCE) begins with the suspected shooter, 36-year-old Johnathan...

Southwest / Texas - 6 days ago

Four schools selected for P-Tech grant program

Photo, courtesy Dallas ISD. DALLAS —  L. G. Pinkston, Seagoville, South Oak Cliff and Wilmer-Hutchins high schools have been preliminarily selected to receive a grant for the 2018–2020 Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) Su...

Southwest / Texas - 6 days ago

The HBCU Community Needs Bipartisan Support

Dr. Harry L. Williams (President and CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund) By Dr. Harry L. Williams (President and CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund) A few months ago, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) was proud to welcome the presidents a...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Devonte Hart’s Mother Was Drunk: Toxicology Report

More details are coming out about the SUV that went off a cliff in Northern California on March 26. Jennifer and Sarah Hart, both 39, and three of their adopted children, Markis Hart, 19; Jeremiah Hart, 14; and Abigail Hart, 14, have all been repo...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Parsing Governor Abbott’s National Guard Charade

The deployment of troops to the Texas-Mexico border has been a made-for-TV event heavy on posturing and light on justification. Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 10:09 am CST Protesters chant as Texas Governor Greg Abbott visits the Texas National Guard Armor...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Family of Danny Thomas seeks justice through lawsuit

A nationally-known attorney is now representing the family of a man shot and killed by a Harris County Sheriff’s deputy. The family of Danny Ray Thomas, their supporters, and attorneys announced a new lawsuit against the county at a news conferenc...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Don’t procrastinate, read ‘Soon’ now

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Just do it. That’s a demand that comes from everywhere. Sneakers say it, your spouse says it, the law demands it, your diet may say it; your boss does, for sure. Just do it. Buckle down and get it done because, as in the new...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Are HBCUs in jeopardy?

Since their inception, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have educated countless Black doctors, lawyers, theologians, entrepreneurs, journalists, teachers, entertainers politicians and other professionals. Noted alumni range fro...