Local News

Texas School District Bars Black Student Over Braids

     Williams wears his hair in braids and considers the style a tie to his culture and ancestors. His family has appealed local school officials’ decision not to allow him to enroll, to no avail. The family says cutting his hair isn’t an option, but they also don’t have another option for a public school to send him to because East Bernard is the closest district to their home. […]

National News

Survey Finds New England States Lead the Way in Safety During the Pandemic

     As of Thursday, August 19, approximately 51 percent of the American population is vaccinated. The authors spell out that some states are safer than others. The District of Columbia enjoyed the least overall deaths from Covid, followed by Vermont, California, Connecticut, and Wisconsin. Vermont, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Jersey had the highest vaccine rate. […]