Houston’s Murder Rate Holds Steady

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON – Holding the murder rate steady in Houston could be attributed to many factors, but Mayor Sylvester Turner praised the cooperative efforts of the city, community and police in the fight against crime. “There is a still a lot of work to do on decreasing all violent crimes, but getting…

2017 MLK DAY ▪ “IT’S PASS TIME: A PLAN TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION, ECONOMICS AND ENFORCEMENT IN THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY FORT WORTH, TEXAS

▪ Fort Worth Black Clergy Response Press Conference on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 10AM ▪ Black Ecumenical Leadership Alliance MLK Service on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 6PM. Guest Preacher: Bishop J. Douglas Wiley Taylor, The Life Center Cathedral – New Orleans, Louisiana ▪ New Innercity Coalition for Education in Texas MLK Prayer Breakfast…

NAACP Task Force to Hold Memphis Hearing on Education Quality

Jan. 10 Discussion between Public and Charter Education Advocates will include Charter Impacts on Underfunded School Districts MEMPHIS, TN – A new NAACP task force studying education quality will be taking input from advocates, teachers, parents, and policy experts next week. The NAACP National Task Force for Quality Education, along with The Tennessee State Conference…

Last week to register for classes at Lone Star College-North Harris

HOUSTON (January 6, 2017) – Don’t delay! There are only a few days left to register for spring 2017 classes which begin Monday, Jan. 17, with weekend classes starting Jan. 20. Students can choose from academic and university-transfer courses, as well as workforce training programs. Classes fill quickly during the final registration week, so make…