KTSU News

Dear White People, the Series

By Aswad Walker The 2014 sleeper hit Dear White People has given birth to a spin-off of sorts on Netflix. Both the original movie and the current Netflix comedy series are the creations of Houston native Justin Simien. Though Simien was not able to secure the entire cast from the […]

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More and More, Black Artists Investing in Black Community

By Aswad Walker   Amid very little fanfare, Beyoncé marked the anniversary of her iconic “Lemonade” album with news that she will be funding scholarships for Black women to attend selected colleges and universities. The announcement of her Formation Scholarship Award came in late April. Four Black women will receive […]

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Dallas-Area Officer who Killed Jordan Edwards Arrested

Amid the mourning of the senseless death of Jordan Edwards, a 15-year-old boy recently shot in the head by a police officer in Balch Springs, a Dallas suburb, the city’s police chief Jonathan Haber said new evidence showed the killing did not unfold the way the authorities had originally claimed. […]

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Tensions Rise Amid D.C.’s Missing Black Girls Case

The public and local authorities are at odds over the frequency of Black and Latina girls going missing. What all agree upon is a need to find them, while stopping the tragedy altogether. Nationally, the story has received more coverage, with several national newspapers and magazines running articles. Congressional Black […]

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