Quannel X

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Community Shows Video of Fort Bend Deputy Shooting Man to Death

    Newly released footage shows a Fort Bend County Sheriff's Deputy firing eight rounds into the head of a mentally ill man laying on his bathroom floor in November 2013, according to community activist Quannel X. The minister said he is giving a copy of the recording to the FBI and is demanding an inv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Charges Dropped for Man in Party Shooting

    Officials have dropped a criminal charge of deadly conduct against Willie John-Peters Young, 21, who had originally been accused of firing a gun at a Cypress-area house party where two teens were killed Saturday. Another man, 18-year-old Randy Stewart, remains in Harris County Jail, charged with ag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Chad Holley, Center of HPD Beating Trials, Arrested Again

    Harris County Sheriff's deputies arrested Chad Holley and three other men in connection with a burglary in the far northwest part of the county. Holley, 18, was the kid videotaped being taken down and possibly beaten by HPD officers after a burglary in 2010. Four HPD officers were fired, but the on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    HPD Beating Video: Just Waiting To Bust Viral On The Net

    The Rodney King video -- about to get a reprise in Houston?​Reports are everywhere about eight Houston police officers allegedly caught on tape beating a suspect. But the worst is no doubt yet to come, when the video eventually gets released.Mayor Annise Parker tried to describe what's seen on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    HISD Turns To Failed Principal For Advice on How to Handle the State Board of Education

    Photo by Margaret DowningLawrence Allen (L) and Greg Meyers​The Houston ISD employees who were asked to draft a resolution asking the State Board of Education to step back from the changes it made recently in the proposed social studies curriculum for public school students, told the Houston s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Quanell X Responds to HPD Defamation Suit

    Activist Quanell X says he's not feeling the blues these days, despite the recent defamation lawsuit that three Houston police officers have filed against him. "I'm strong, I'm focused and I feel good," Quanell tells Hair Balls. Earlier this month, three officers sued Quanell claiming he humiliat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Ten Things You Can Find In the Pleasantville Garbage Pile

    There's a pile of rotting garbage (some optimistically call it "mulch", but if it's been there since Ike, it's garbage) festering in Pleasantville, near the Port of Houston. It's been there since Hurricane Ike converted large chunks of the city to debris back in September, and now it looks like the ... More >>

  • News

    January 15, 2009

    Quanell X

    The Houston activist says he's dumped the hate

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: the Key Middle School Saga Continues...

    The Key Middle School situation has become a political football and then some. Yesterday, civic activist Quannel X reportedly urged students to skip school this Thursday, saying that the district had placed them in intolerable, overcrowded conditions by temporarily posting them at Fleming Middle Sch ... More >>