Houston Mayor Announces Timeline for Adoption of Human Rights Protections

Houston Mayor Annise Parker used her annual State of the City Address before the Greater Houston Partnership to announce that she will present a...

New Black Panther Party Readies for Jasper Justice Demonstration for Alfred Wright

Until Justice is served, the family of Alfred Wright will not rest. That is why April 7 is  another day the family and the New...

Strong Last Minute Push Underway for Affordable Health Care Enrollment

by Darwin Campbell, African-American News and Issues HOUSTON- With the the enrollment deadline hours away, a last minute push to sign up is underway. District 18...

Harris County Deputy Terminated for Allegedly Trying to Steal Money

HOUSTON, TX – A Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been terminated from his employment after an internal investigation revealed he attempted to steal...

Sleeping Giant Awakens; Fight Looms After Black Leaders Call Closure Compromise “Rotten”

Playing a game of  Deal or No Deal, the Houston Independent School District dangled a "rotten" carrot before the Black community and the stench...

The Fight is On: Activists Seek to Stop “Serial Killing” of Black Schools

By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues The fights to save the two remaining schools targeted by the Houston Independent School District for closure is about to...

Activists Call Foul Play in HISD’s Latest School Closure Move

African-American activists still believe the devil is in the details when it comes to Houston Independent School District deciding not to close three of...

Jasper’s first black police chief lands record breaking settlement of $831,000

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”-Martin Luther King, Jr. After wrongfully terminating...

Inmate Death Renews Cry for Federal Probe of Harris County Jail

When Kenneth Christopher Lucas was picked up and taken to the Harris County Jail on Feb. 12, he had no idea that he would...

Blacks Beware: Texas Republicans Poisoning the Waters Using “Race” and “Hate”

Story By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Texas Republicans are going all out to smear the name of President Barack Obama for political gain. However, the undercurrent...