Tuesday, June 19th is the 153rd anniversary of the Emancipation of the US’ last group of enslaved people, which took place June 19th, 1865 in Texas, some 2 1/2 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862. Known as Juneteenth or Freedom Day, A huge celebration is planned here in […]
In response, the FWPD say they will begin an internal investigation into the matter and will prepare a statement to release to the public.
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According to a lawyer for Bland's mother, Rafael Zuniga admitted under oath that while he wrote that he checked in on Bland before she died, he actually never did.
Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, has arrived. We’ve compiled a few facts that you may not have known about the celebration of the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, but it took nearly three more years before full emancipation […]
Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about the conditions on the ground and the latest developments in the deadly historic Houston flooding.
Encinia, seen on the video pulling Bland out of the vehicle while yelling "I will light you up," is accused of lying about how he removed the woman from the car.
U.S. District Judge David Hittner announced a Jan. 23, 2017 trial start date for the wrongful death suit filed by Bland's family.
The couple was taken to a nearby hospital for their injuries. Mr. Johnson, who sustained burns in the fire, is in serious condition, but is expected to recover.