Black History, Juneteenth

Black Independence Day, otherwise known as Juneteenth, is just around the corner. 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 […]


Wondering how you can assist with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts? Contact or donate to these organizations: American Red Cross — The Red Cross is providing shelters for thousands of evacuees, as well as food and supplies for those shelters. They’re also providing blood. Global Giving — Global Giving is providing emergency supplies, such as food, […]


The city of Dallas is making history in naming its first female police chief. Ulysha Renee Hall is currently Deputy Chief of the Detroit Police Department, where she directs the city’s Neighborhood Policing Bureau. “I am honored to be chosen to lead the Dallas Police Department at this critical time in its history,” Hall said […]


Shaun King, Senior Justice writer at the New York Daily News, tells the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the school in Arlington, Texas that seems to be poisoning children and teachers. Find out more about this horrific story. Listen below.  

Ebony Banks lost her battle to a rare form of stage 4 cancer on Sunday.

Breana Harmon Talbott was arrested by Denison, Texas, police and faces a misdemeanor charge for making a false report to authorities.


A three-judge panel in San Antonio ruled that Republicans in Texas racially gerrymandered congressional districts.

Antonio Armstrong Jr. could face life in prison for the shooting deaths of his father Antonio Armstrong Sr. and mother Dawn.


The Texas House County Affairs Committee has reportedly laid the groundwork for a new piece of legislation that would be known as the Sandra Bland Act.

The GOP continues its fight against reproductive justice with new bill.


The Fort Worth Police Department will drop charges against Jacqueline Craig and Brea Hymond.

Jacqueline Craig took a unique stand after being attacked by a White police officer last month.