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The Fugitive Slave Act of 1793: Crash Course Black American History #10

One of the ways that the US Constitution baked the institution of slavery into the very core of the new United States was through the fugitive slave clause. The clause required that people who escaped slavery be returned to their enslavers. In parts of the US that didn’t want slavery, the clause sometimes went unenforced.Continue reading “The Fugitive Slave Act of 1793: Crash Course Black American History #10”

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Austin shooting: Police still searching for fugitive with 3 dead, shelter in place lifted

Austin police are still searching for the suspect after three people were killed in a shooting near an apartment complex in the Arboretum area of northwest Austin. The scene was previously reported as a possible active shooter situation, however, Austin Police Department now says it appears it was an isolated domestic event. After more thanContinue reading “Austin shooting: Police still searching for fugitive with 3 dead, shelter in place lifted”