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Review Of Midland Police Records Shows Blacks And Hispanics Are Pulled Over At Higher Rates Than White Drivers

By Mitch Borden The Midland Police Department pulled over black and Hispanic residents at consistently higher rates than whites between 2016 and 2019, a Marfa Public Radio review of police records has revealed. Midland PD has been in hot water … Continue reading

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George Floyd To Be Laid To Rest In Houston

By NPR After a public viewing on Monday, which saw thousands of Texans pay their respects, George Floyd will be laid to rest today in Houston where he grew up. Floyd, 46, was killed by police in Minneapolis on Memorial … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter demonstration set for Saturday in Alpine

By Abbie Perrault, The Big Bend Sentinel BIG BEND β€” A demonstration has been organized in Alpine for Big Bend residents β€œin solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement to support and uplift our local black community,” the event page … Continue reading

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Already Terrified By A Local Arrest Video, Midlanders Rally As National Protests Of Police Brutality Continue

By Mitch Borden As protests against police violence sparked by the death of George Floyd rage across the country, Midland residents were already questioning how local law enforcement treats people of color. More than two weeks ago, a cell phone … Continue reading

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Curfews remain in place in Dallas and Fort Worth. Gov. Greg Abbott will travel to Dallas on Tuesday.

By Texas Tribune Staff Curfews remain in place in Dallas and Fort Worth. Gov. Greg Abbott will travel to Dallas on Tuesday.

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