“The Yellow Rose of Texas”: Black Historians Sound off on the History of the...

Cover Story By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues "There’s a yellow girl in Texas That I'm going down to see; No other darkies know her, No...

MUHAMMAD ALI: HOW HE SHOOK UP THE WORLD & BECAME THE GREATEST OF ALL...

He transcended the sport of boxing, and inspired millions to be bold, resolute, and kind. By Willie D Editor’s note: Willie D is a member of...

Dr. Terry Grier on the Education of Houston’s Children: “The Buck Stops Here”

When it Comes to the Education of Houston’s Children: “The Buck Stops Here” By: Darwin Campbell “You know, it’s easy for the Monday morning quarterback to...

THE UNFORTUNATE BALLAD OF MEECHAIEL CRINER

When news that the body of first-year University of Texas dancer and ballerina Haruka Weiser (18) had been discovered in a creek on the...

The Golden Superbowl History of African-American Quarterbacks

By: James Thomas Jones III, Ph D   HOUSTON - Although the quarterback position is undoubtedly the most glamorous position in all of Professional Sports, there...

The Life of a Hustler

By: Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON - Webster’s Dictionary defines the term “hustler” as having been associated with: “to quickly move or push (someone) often in...

Living Legend: Alma Allen

HOUSTON - Carter G. Woodson, once rendered these most wholesome words, “The educational system of a country is worthless unless it . Men of...

Zena Stephens “First African-American” Woman Sheriff in Texas

By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Sheriff-Elect Topples Another Historic Political Domino and Blazes Trail for Blacks and Women “Change will not come if we wait for...

Does Houston Need a H.E.R.O.?

There is little debate that one of the most divisive issues in African-American life surrounds the issue of homo-sexuality. Put simply, it has not...

Two Black Women Blaze Remarkable Personal Trails in Breast Cancer Fight

“Whatever it is you may be going through I know he’s not gonna let it get the best of you Stay in the fight ‘til the...