Thursday was a historic day at the U.S. Capitol as President Joe Biden signed an act proclaiming Juneteenth as a national holiday - the first new federal holiday signed into law since MLK Day in 1983. Read more here.
Nelson Linder, the President of the Austin chapter of the NAACP, told KXAN his organization had been in communication with Ralph Andersen & Associates, the consulting firm overseeing the search for Austin's new police chief. Read more here.
After killing a Republican-sponsored bill to restrict voting in the state, Democrats vowed to oppose any efforts to revive it. Republicans pledged to pass it in a special legislative session. Read more here.
For frequent updates, visit the Facebook page of Austin NAACP President Nelson Linder!