You Gotta See This: Prairie View A&M University’s new $61 million Stadium Complex

The first time I stepped foot onto Prairie View A&M’s Blackshear Field was after the Homecoming football game in 1985. The Panthers defeated Bishop College 28-15 that year on their way to a 2-9 record.  Hundreds of jubilant fans then headed towards the “Baby Dome” for a post game concert featuring Frankie Beverly and Maze. …

No School Lunches: Food for Thought in the Summertime

During the summertime, we usually envision children running through sprinklers, learning new skills in camps, playing with friends, and eating hot dogs by the pool. For many children, sadly, this picture is a stark contrast to reality. Many children from low-income backgrounds instead spend their summers alone at home while their primary caregivers are away…

Jesse Williams: Artist Revolution – The Call To Action

“I’ma keep running. Cause a winner don’t quit on themselves.” Beyoncé – “FREEDOM” It’s been a week since Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams took stage at the 2016 BET Awards to accept the Humanitarian Award for his social activism. Williams delivered a stirring speech that brought the audience to its feet and America to task…

Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion, or the lack thereof in Texas, has been become a dangerous political game in the Texas Legislature on Congress Street in Austin. But to the people on Main Street throughout the Lone Star State, adequate health care coverage for the poor isn’t about Republicans vs. Democrats, conservatives vs. liberals. To them, it’s about…