8th Annual “Smart’n Up” Black Male Summit Prepares Youth for Purpose

By: Lorenzo Tolbert Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.  –Fredrick Douglass   Houston,...

The Fight to Save “Black Austin”

Gentrification Taking Its Toll on Historically Black Neighborhoods and Communities AUSTIN- In his open address to the world, Austin Mayor Steve Adler describes his city...

Tarnished Badges

Trouble Call Turns Ugly Involving 14-year Old Black Girl & Raises Issues of Police Trust “Protecting the Alamo City” is more than just a slogan...

LeDajrick Cox: GONE TOO SOON

Tragedy Sheds Light on Action Needed Immediately To Stop Black-On Black Youth Violence DALLAS- He had dreams of going to college and becoming an engineer. He...

Reece Academy Mini Prom

Quenishea Blackmon and D'Raijaye Davis escorted to the mini prom by Vintage Carriage Company. Each  year, Reece Academy PTO sponsors a Kindergarten Dance.   This year’s theme was...

Unbalanced Power

HOUSTON-Americans are waiting with baited breath for the next episode of “As the White House Turns”. Like “Scandal”, it is sure to leave faithful watchers...

Sandra’s Tears From Heaven

Gutted’ Bill Represents Problem in Legislative Priorities - Placing Police over Citizen Rights, Justice “You can kill a man, but you can't kill an idea.”...

No Place To Call Home

Historical Evidence Leaves Many Light Skinned Blacks Wonder Where Do We Fit In?  “I find that my skin crawls at the mention of black-on-black skin-color...

Mothers and Black Queens

Representing Pillars of Strength, Wisdom and Courage in Today’s African-American Village      “The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the...

HOUSTON TEXANS MAKE HISTORY-Select First Black Quarterback in Franchise History

"I root for this kid. He's best when the lights are brightest. That's the biggest compliment you can give a quarterback. Watch both Alabama...