Two lawsuits are dragging Texas—and maybe the whole country—closer to the goal of integrated neighborhoods.
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Two figures at the heart of the recent scandal in Beaumont ISD, who were often presented as emblems of the district’s lax financial controls and toxic personal politics by reform activists, have fired back against dozens of officials and reporters they say targeted them out of racial bias.
“Dear White People” is a compelling, if uneven, comedy/drama that’s brave enough to ask questions about race, identity and authenticity that no one else wants to ask.
A grand jury has cleared two police officers who were caught on tape beating a black woman inside the Jasper City Jail last year.
How Beaumont’s racial divisions created the most dysfunctional school district in Texas.
There’s ample precedent in Jasper for violence against a black man out alone at night, but authorities are frustrated that so many have been quick to find racism and scandal in Alfred Wright’s mysterious disappearance.
A recent report criticizes Texas public universities for imbalanced teaching of American history by overly emphasizing issues of race, gender and class.