Texas

There are a few sweet nooks around the good ole U.S. of A that are still affordable and might be great for first-time parents or married couples looking to expand their family trees.

“I’m ready to whip Texas back into shape,” Texas Senate candidate Bianca Gracia is heard saying while standing in front of men on horseback and repeatedly cracking a whip.

Texas Lt. Gov Dani Patrick, a Republican who blamed unvaccinated Black people for spreading the pandemic in a racist statement that has been widely debunked, tested positive for COVID-19.

A Black man ended up dead last year after suffering from a mental episode during his arrest, and to make matters worse the deputy who shot him will not be charged after a grand jury in Texas chose not to indict.

Since the Voting Rights Act's gutting in the 2013 Supreme Court case Shelby v. Holder, the procedural guardrails that would flag issues like those in the Texas maps no longer exist.

According to an initial release from The Witherspoon Law Group, the couple’s six-year-old autistic son came home from school in late August missing the underwear he left home wearing. They promptly reported the incident to school officials but received little to no action.  

James Whitfield, a black principal in Texas was forced to resign this week after months of controversy surrounding accusations that he forced critical race theory onto students

Texas Republican state Rep. Matt Krause has compiled a list of 850 books he has identified as materials that "might make students feel discomfort, guilt, anguish, or any other form of psychological distress because of their race or sex," and requested that school districts report possessing any books from the list.

Earlier this summer, former state Sen. Wendy Davis and others from the Biden campaign filed a lawsuit against San Marcos officials for their failure to respond. Davis was running for congress, and the group was scheduled to make three campaign stops later canceled due to the incident. 

Terry Duane Turner is free on bail after killing unarmed Adil Dghoughi, lying to police about the circumstances and then being allowed to turn himself in weeks later in the shooting of an immigrant from Morocco who only pulled into Turner's driveway to turn his car around in Martinville, Texas.