LIGHT SKIN VS DARK SKIN – The Hidden Divide

Since the days of slavery, skin color has been used as a tool of separation and preferential treatment within the black community. The residue...

Ruth Simmons, Ph.D. Named Interim President of Prairie View A&M University

Dr. Ruth Simmons, an accomplished university president with administrative experience in Ivy League schools, a women’s university and a historically black college, has been...

George Wright Stepping Down as President of Prairie View A&M University

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Dr. George Wright announced today he is stepping down as President of Prairie View A&M University and will return to...

South Texas College Receives $223,109 Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded South Texas College a $223,109 a Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant. The grant will help...

HIPAA Notification: Accidental Loss of Clients’ Personal Information in Houston Area

The Health and Human Services Commission is notifying people about the accidental loss of protected personal information. The breach may affect 1,842 people in...

GOV. ABBOTT SIGNS BILL TO ENFORCE REPORTING OF OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTINGS

Austin, TX – House Bill 245, authored by Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas), was signed into law today by Governor Greg Abbott.  The new law...

John Scroggins: Allegiance Bank’s Senior Vice President Community Development Lender

June 15, 2017.  George Martinez, Chief Executive Officer of Allegiance Bank announced John Scroggins joined Allegiance Bank as Senior Vice President Community Development Lender....

Historic Emancipation Park To Be Rededicated Following Completion of $33.6 Million Renovation

Mayor Sylvester Turner will lead the rededication ceremony of Emancipation Park together with OST/Almeda Redevelopment Corridors TIRZ#7, Emancipation Park Conservancy and the Houston Parks...

JUSTICE FOR JOHN HERNANDEZ

The murder of John Hernandez has shocked the city and the nation. In fact the world is watching to see if justice will...