Posted on · King and two others dragged James Byrd, Jr. behind a pickup truck for three miles, killing him.
Posted on · Twenty years later, Houston Matters discusses the hate crimes legislation Byrd's vicious murder inspired.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We reflect on the impact of James Byrd, Jr.'s murder, 20 years later. We learn what it would take for The Woodlands to become a city. We preview the annual Texas Music Festival. And Houston writer Chris Wise has a new book aimed at encouraging everyday people to write about their lives.