Helping Young People Excel (H.Y.P.E.)

By: Rebecca S. Jones Gaining Respect ~ Mentoring Troubled Children: There is Another Option Besides Gang Life HOUSTON - Oftentimes people have a tendency to negate...

First African-American Superintendent for the Harris County Department of Education (HCDE)

by Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON - On November 12 after the Harris County Department of Education’s (HCDE) Board of Trustees voted, James Colbert, Jr. was...

New Discriminatory Policy for Black Males

- Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s New  “2014” Policy says No Dreadlocks -  “In the Future Will I be Discriminated Against Too?” By: Rebecca S. Jones WASHINGTON, D.C....

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...

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...

Hester House Opens The Wellness Center

By: Rebecca S. Jones Photo Credit: Precint 1 HOUSTON - Recently, Harris County Commissioner El Franco Lee and State Representative Harold Dutton participated in a...

Living Legend Dick Gregory Speaks in Houston: “If this country is to be saved,...

HOUSTON - Dick Gregory has never been one to bite his tongue when it comes to speaking truth. The legendary humorist, civil rights icon, social...

Rogue Cops & The Crime of Being Black in America: Former Houston City Councilman...

by Jesse Muhammad, Contributing Writer HOUSTON -  Ask any Black male in America, young or old, and they would more than likely tell you that...

Universal Elite Aerospace: Mr. Kenneth E. Morris, Founder/Chief Executive Officer

Story By: Rebecca S. Jones Photos Courtesy of Universal Elite Aerospace HOUSTON – Born and bred in one of the most historical neighborhoods in the city of...

Dr. E. Joahanne Thomas-Smith: Honoring Over Four Decades of Service at Prairie View A&M...

Story By: Rebecca S. Jones Photos Courtesy of PVAMU HOUSTON - Characteristics of the color “purple” are known to demonstrate: comforting, spiritual, mysterious, creative and artistic...