There are two trains of thought on displaying America’s historically racist trinkets and statues—well, a lot more, but the main ones are: racist symbols are a part of our shared song and we shouldn’t shy away from them, or fuck that, don’t nobody wanna look at that racist shit while I’m walking in the park/eating…
No words for this so we’ll just present the facts as we know them. And honestly they seem a little sketchy to this reporter.
A Texas grand jury has returned a true bill indictment against now former Mesquite, Texas, Police Officer Derick Wiley in the Nov. 8 shooting of 31-year-old Lyndo Jones (pdf), The Root has exclusively learned from Jones’ attorney, S. Lee Merritt.
A Texas republican used taxpayer funds to settle a sexual harassment charge issued by a former staffer, and now that republican is being named.
A 29-year-old Texas man has been charged with murder in the death of his boyfriend after turning himself in to the police.
Rep. Al Green (no, not the grits-faced, “Love and Happiness” Al Green—the congressman from Texas with the receding perm line in the front and Shirley Temple curls in the back Al Green) released a joint statement Monday with a former staffer that basically said, “We cool.”
One Florida church is letting the people know that while the pastors and congregation may be saved, y’all can still catch these hands.
I aspire to be this petty in my life. Honestly and truly.
Imagine having a great career as a pilot with United Airlines and being able to find the time between layovers to moonlight as a brothel owner in Houston. And not just one brothel, but a string of brothels. Well, that was the life of former United Airlines pilot Bruce Wayne Wallis until his 2015 arrest. But lucky for…
Nothing to see here. Nothing at all. It’s just that a Texas motorist whose truck caught a lot of attention in the past 24 hours over a bold sticker in its rear window declaring, “FUCK TRUMP AND FUCK YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM,” has since been arrested.
Charges have been dropped against a black man who was shot by Mesquite, Texas, cops who wrongly assumed he was breaking into a vehicle.
One Texas motorist apparently found the perfect sticker to express certain feelings about how this past year has gone, and so it was plastered, big and bold, on the rear window of a truck.
That we have had mass shooting after mass shooting after horrific mass shooting in this country is already unconscionable and unforgivable in a country that touts itself as a leading power. When your president sends what appears to be a generic tweet about the latest assault on American lives? Well, that just adds…
The pastor of the Sutherland Springs, Texas, church where 26 people were killed in a horrific shooting rampage is considering tearing down the building and putting up a memorial in its place.
Network Cites Viewers’ ‘Strong Negative Reaction’
Texas church shooter Devin P. Kelley, who was known to have a violent past, should not have been able to buy firearms and body armor because of his domestic violence conviction back in 2014 while serving at the Halloman Air Force Base in New Mexico.
I’m not sure if Fox News host Ainsley Earhardt was attempting to comfort the grieving families of those who lost loved ones in the Texas church massacre over the weekend, or if she were extolling her own faith and preferences, or if she just, as a matter of fact, enjoys shoving her whole entire foot down her mouth.
On Sunday, at least 26 people were killed by a gunman who opened fire in a church in Sutherland Springs, a small town in Texas. According to The New York Times, this amounts to some 7% of the town’s population. While details are still unspooling, the county sheriff told The Washington Post that a large number of the…
Authorities say that a “domestic situation” within the Texas gunman’s family may have sparked the horrific shooting that left 26 dead in a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church.
President Donald Trump is insisting that the horrific mass shooting at a Texas church Sunday was not “a guns situation” but, rather, an issue with mental health—because that’s always how these conversations go.