Congressman Al Green is gathering support to get a new nationally recognized holiday started this week: Slavery Remembrance Day.
The decision to openly consider recognizing an LGBTQ group while simultaneously affirming the university's belief that marriage is between a man and a woman raised concerns among supporters and opponents who say Baylor is trying to "have its cake and eat it, too."
To honor the victims from that day, Houston City Hall is honoring the victims by lighting its buildings with rainbow colors Saturday evening.
The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States said Sunday that “the undeniable effects of racism” have led to unacceptable health disparities that especially hurt African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans during the pandemic.
The event was hosted by the Republicans of Fort Bend County entitled “Together - We are United” following multiple incidents of violence against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.
A march in honor of two graduates from Yates High is bringing officers together with the community. HPD Sgt. Harold Preston and George Floyd grew up in Third Ward, both graduated from Yates and unfortunately, both were killed in 2020. Floyd was killed by a police officer and Preston was a police officer killed in the line of duty.
A rally marking the second anniversary of the shooting death of Pamela Turner was held in Baytown where she was killed. The officer who shot her is expected back in court later this month.
Would it surprise you to know two African Americans are calling attention to Confederate History Month? They're pointing out a story about a confederate soldier you've likely never heard before.
On Thursday, the Senate passed a bill addressing hate crimes against Asian Americans.
The Sugar Land 95, 95 deceased African Americans buried more than 100 years ago by a Sugar Land school, is helping highlight history that some had no idea existed, which is shining a new light on race relations today.
If you witnessed hate or abuse, would you know what to do? From police brutality to the spike in anti-Asian hate crimes this past year, much attention has been put on identifying problematic behavior in the world around us. A Houston-based non-profit now offers a free monthly training on how bystanders of all comfort levels can help.
Attorney Andrew Dao has pledged his life to speaking out against injustice.
Much attention has been put on identifying hate in our communities. But would you know what to do if you witnessed it first-hand? FOX 26 Anchor Kaitlin Monte spoke with a Houston non-profit who is offering training showing how bystanders of all comfort levels can help.
With Anti-Asian hate crimes rising this past year, one prominent Houston attorney is calling for an end to the ignorance. FOX 26 Reporter Natalie Hee spoke with him and he shows us how he's leading through his trailblazing career.
A chapter of local history was unearthed in recent years with the discovery of the Sugar Land 95. FOX 26 Reporter Damali Keith takes a look at how, from the grave, those lives are today playing a role in erasing hate.
FOX 26 Anchor Jonathan Martin visited Floyd's neighborhood, which is already seeing some changes since his death.
A local business owner is doing his part to raise awareness and Stop Asian Hate. He’s put up a billboard in Bellaire that says "Hate towards one of us is hate towards all of us" in lieu of advertising for his business.
He was called the Galveston Giant, was the first African American Heavyweight boxing champ and received a presidential pardon in 2018. A local museum is remembering boxing great Jack Johnson on what would've been his 143rd birthday.
The Floyd family says the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act could save lives. They hope the Senate will do the same as the House and pass the bill.
The body of water was known as "N-word Lake" before the switch in 1962. James Dixon, President of the NAACP Houston chapter wants to erase the insensitive namesake once and for all.