Sascha Cordner | Houston Public Media

Courtesy of Ron Reynolds

Two state lawmakers plan to file a bill during the next legislative session to ban discrimination against black hair in Texas, after a black Houston-area student said he was singled out by school officials over his dreadlocks.

The Texas School for the Deaf
Miguel Gutierrez Jr. / KUT

The Texas School for the Deaf is launching two apps to help implement a new state law aimed at preventing school violence and promoting school safety.

A sign for Emancipation Park in Houston
Lucio Vasquez / Houston Public Media

A bill to study if an Emancipation trail in Southeast Texas should receive a national designation is now headed to President Trump’s desk for his signature.