2016 Interlocal

Those extremely bumpy Houston roads violently rattle the suspension systems of thousands of vehicles carrying motorist across this vibrant city. In some Houston inner-city neighborhoods, meanwhile, illegally dumped piles of debris pose an eyesore and a health hazard to the nearby residents. Who’s supposed to correct these problems: the city? the county? the state? For…

Before I lay it down: “That moment when “Open Carry” will get you killed…”

Amidst the chaos occurring in Dallas a few weeks back was the probability that even more innocent people would be killed.  While a deranged gunman focused his attention on murdering innocent police officers, gun-toting proponents of “Open Carry” were walking through massive crowds of protesters showing off their 2nd Amendment Rights to bear arms.  Some…

Lone Star College-North Harris prepares students for healthcare job growth

HOUSTON (July 21, 2016) – As job growth continues at a staggering pace in the healthcare industry, Lone Star College-North Harris is positioned to prepare students to meet the growing demands of the industry.   With new hospitals and medical facilities springing up all over Houston, including The Methodist Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital in…

Actress Erika Alexander Will Speak at Historic 2016 DNC Convention Tuesday

Hillary Clinton “Surrogate” and Philly Native Erika Alexander will speak live at the Democratic National Convention tomorrow in Philadelphia Los Angeles, CA, July 25, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Erika Alexander, actress/activist and National Surrogate for Hillary Clinton, will speak at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday, July 26 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.  Best known…

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE AND PRESIDENT OF TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY MEET WITH SECRETARY OF EDUCATION JOHN B. KING, JR.

This week in Washington, DC, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Dr. Austin A. Lane, President of Texas Southern University, met with Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. to discuss issues important to Texas Southern University and the surrounding community. Texas Southern University is a student-centered comprehensive doctoral university committed to ensuring equality, offering innovative…

Building Bridges Between Law Enforcement & Youth

HOUSTON – Two years ago a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., setting off local demonstrations and a renewed national dialogue about race, criminal justice and the frayed bonds between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve. Unfortunately the controversies are nowhere near settled as police shootings of African-Americans and…