Senator Whitmire: Grade Students to Receive Instruction on Law Enforcement Interaction

By: Doug Clements   Austin, Texas – Senator John Whitmire (D-Houston) announced today that he has filed Senate Bill 273 to require all 9th grade students to take a course on interacting with law enforcement. “This course will provide a valuable tool for our young people to have successful interactions with law enforcement,” stated Senator…

Raegan’s Show Repair

FIFTH WARD – Throughout the history of Houston, various communities have seen a lot of changes. However, the notorious Fifth Ward segment of the city houses one location that has not moved nor swayed from serving residents of Houston since 1962. Originally founded in 1959, Reagan Shoe Repair was established by Mark Reagan. During an…

Black Folks: One of the Most Productive and Most Persecuted Races!

Peter Wagner, Executive Director of the Prison Policy Initiative informs that, “Prison gerrymandering gives extra political power to legislators who have prisons in their districts.” I agree with Wagner and have spoken and written about this element many times before. I have done my best to convey to our faithful and loyal readers that we…