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Couple forced into strip-search over $3 earrings

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A Houston couple says they were intimidated into a strip search over $3 earrings while shopping at a local beauty supply store. Deadra Pattum and her fiance John Marsden say they were humiliated inside of Y Beauty Supply when they stopped by to purchase some hair extensions. 

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Father shoots, kills 17-year-old boy in daughter’s bedroom

 A Texas father shot and killed a 17-year-old boy after finding him in his daughter’s bedroom Thursday morning. Johran McCormick died after sustaining wounds at a residence inside a Spring-area home on Bridgestone Lakes subdivision off FM 2920. 

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Texas police take white teen away from black guardians

13-year-old Landry Thompson traveled to Houston for a training session with some of the best dancers in the industry. Thompson, accompanied by dance instructor Emanuel Hurd and another dancer, stopped at what should have been a routine gas station stop for a brief nap before heading back home to Oklahoma. The trio ended up surrounded […]

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Politician fakes being black to win election

Passing for black? It happens. Dave Wilson was elected the the Community College Board of Trustees in Houston after giving off the impression that he was black. Wilson beat Bruce Austin, who is black, in a tight race.

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The Perils of Desegregation

Integration, while necessary, cost us more than we might have initially thought. I’m not the first person to make this statement and I won’t be the last. Simply put, the costs of integration were high. Before integration became federal law, Black people lived in tight-knit communities where they went to school with familiar faces, patronized […]

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