Ethel Hedgeman Lyle Foundation Celebrates: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Omicron Tau Omega Chapter’s 30th Anniversary

Story & By Christina James Today, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. spans the globe with over 250,000 members. With a commitment to servicing the north Houston communities, the Omicron Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was founded in Spring, Texas in 1985 with a commitment to scholarship, civic engagement and public service. With nearly three decades…

Before I lay it down: “It’s just time for the good guys to win; please vote for Sylvester”…

His dad died when he was thirteen years old, having been a life-long painter. His mom cleaned rooms and toilets at the historic Rice Hotel. Growing up in the “Fo-Fo” on Houston’s northwest side, Sylvester Turner, the sixth of nine children, defied the odds and made a name for himself in his beloved “H-Town” where…

We MUST Understand: A Time for Actions

There is absolutely no doubt that with the suffering that Black Houstonians have experienced that the problems, issues, and maladies affecting our population are well researched and known by all. Of course, recognizing the problem is merely one part of the problem and actually not of very much use unless it is followed with action.…

Prominent African-American Leaders in Houston Endorse Proposition 1

HOUSTON – Leaders from Houston’s African-American community announced their support for the Equal Rights Ordinance, or Proposition 1, at a news conference at the NAACP Houston Branch today. Those speaking out in favor of Proposition 1 today included Dr. James M. Douglas, President of the NAACP Houston Branch; Judson Robinson III, President and CEO of…