Calls for Grand Jury Reform Underway

BY: DeWayne Charleston Dean of Senate & Defense Attorney Demands Change HOUSTON - As 2014 comes to a close, perhaps no story is bigger than those...

Calls for Grand Jury Reform Underway

BY: DeWayne Charleston Dean of Senate & Defense Attorney Demands Change HOUSTON - As 2014 comes to a close, perhaps no story is bigger than those...

PVAMU Campus’ Cemetery in Dispute Over Ownership

Campus Cemetery in Dispute All across Waller County, and in fact around the state, sit abandoned cemeteries containing the remains of African-Americans who where denied...

The DeAnne Group Honors Community ‘Sankofa’ Leaders

BY: REBECCA S. JONES HOUSTON - Recently, the DeAnne Group hosted its 3rd Annual Holiday ‘Sankofa’ Celebration at the Third Ward Multi-Service Center located at...

Six DA’s and the Grand Juries They Persuade

By: Dewayne Charleston Ever heard the following sayings, “Even a paper clip can be indicted”? How about “A DA can indict a ham sandwich”? These...

Five Reasons Dallas’ John Wiley Price is NOT Guilty

By : Dewayne Charleston PRAIRIE VIEW - I know Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, well sorta. As a student at North Texas State University...

45 Years of Shaping Lives

HOUSTON - Upon the entrance of entering the Historic S.H.A.P.E. Community Center one of the first signs that may be seen reveals the following...

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....