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The national guard has descended upon the city of Louisville, Kentucky after a night of violent protests in wake of Wednesday’s grand jury indictment of Louisville Detective Brett Hankison. Hankinson has been charged with first-degree wanton endangerment, but no officers will be charged directly in the death of Breonna Taylor.  This news comes 196 days […]

HOUSTON – Award-Winning R&B/ Soul Singer Leela James has partnered with The Buffalo Soldiers Museum, HipHop Streets, & The Williams Group to host a community voters registration drive called “This Hits Home” on Friday. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Buffalo Soldiers Museum located at 3816 Caroline Street in […]

The Supreme Court honored Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a private ceremony, followed by public viewing on Wednesday.  Ginsburg, a feminist icon and champion for social justice, died Friday at the age of 87 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court and served for more than […]

HOUSTON — On Thursday, local gas station owner Taha Hashmi delivered 25 boxes of hand sanitizers and masks to Texas Southern University on freshmen Move-In Day. The business owner donated “FuelUP for your Safety Bundle Kits,” which provide essentials for students as they begin in-person learning. “My brother is a Texas Southern University student and […]

  Kim Kardashian West is proving to be a chip off the old block, continuing to follow in the legal footsteps of her father Robert Kardashian, who was a member of OJ Simpson’s infamous murder defense team. The reality show queen and wife of Kanye West has added Corey Miller — brother of hip hop […]

WASHINGTON – A horse-drawn carriage, the American flag, military salutes and an outpouring of love and support from leaders across the nation, Rep. John Lewis was laid to rest in grand fashion. It’s not that anyone is surprised, but in true Donald Trump fashion, the president of the United States announced he would not be […]

“I have admired the work of Congressman John Lewis for many years. His life’s work has truly inspired me to fight for what I believe in and social equality,” KTSU General Manager Ernest Walker said.

In the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death and the resulting national outcry for systemic policing reforms, Texas Southern University’s Center for Justice Research (CJR) has formed a National Police Reform Advisory Group. The expert-laden advisory group will help chart the national response for the sustainable improvement of police-community relations. “We have an opportunity to […]


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