Thursday, July 2, 2020

Tag: Houston

Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”

Houston Police Chief vows to end no-knock raids

“The no-knock warrants are going to go away like leaded gasoline in this city.”

DOJ sues Houston for sexual discrimination against female firefighters

According to the Justice Department, at least nine complaints were filed, but that failed to stop the abuse and only led to an even more hostile work environment.

Houston neighbors said no to Walmart and invested in Black-owned businesses...

Communities of color turned to each other to make it through the disaster. Months later, they’re doing the same to rebuild.

The great flood

The damage suffered by Houston, Tampa and Miami is not an anomaly. It is the beginning of the end.

Houston furniture store opens its doors to flood victims

McIngvale has done this before, including during floods last year and during Hurricane Katrina.

Unhappy holidays: Houston police force homeless people to throw away food

On Thursday, the Houston Police Department targeted a group of homeless advocates who were attempting to hand out hot food and gifts to the homeless.

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Trump’s 2020 election strategy in 25 steps

Memo to America: Beware Trump’s playbook. Spread the truth. Stay vigilant. Fight for our democracy.

Trump administration buys up nearly all the world’s supply of coronavirus drug remdesivir

Remdesivir was the first drug to be approved by U.S. licensing authorities to treat the new coronavirus.

Federal judge rules Trump administration must release detained children from ICE detention centers

“They need to make the sensible choice and release the parents to care for their children.”

Trump touts long-shot, can’t-lose gambit: ‘How to overcome a rigged, corrupt election? Just Trump...

Honor is due: Time to Make Elections Fair Again. MEFA! Won’t be any harder than building that friggin’ wall.

In times of rapid change, victory comes to those who train for it

Decades of failed reforms plus research into racism have come to the same conclusion: Only radical change will deliver what we need.