Time Out For This Crap!

HOUSTON – A. Philip Randolph once said that, “Freedom is never given. It is won.” I couldn’t agree with him more. Recently, there has been much controversy in regards to the police shootings, that result in Black lives being loss which are constantly occurring in our communities. As Africans living in America, we have the…

Michael J. Sorrell, Ed.D

            DALLAS – Within the distance between Chicago, Illinois and Dallas, Texas lies about a 969-mile stretch. However, one young prominent African-American male has become a fortified bridge between the nearly 1,000 mile-journey in midst of the two cities. With maternal roots that extend to Waterproof, Louisiana, located in Tensas Paris; Michael Joseph Sorrell has…

Free To Be Me!

DOWNTOWN HOUSTON – In recent times, a large part of Houston’s population celebrated “Pride Weekend”. It’s a massive collage of festivities geared towards displaying the pride of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender) Community. Thus, I’m not speaking about a community that can be pin-pointed on a map of any sort, but more-so of…

Academic Partnership Between Texas Southern, Lone Star College System

Acres Home – Texas Southern University President Dr. Austin Lane and Lone Star College Chancellor Dr. Stephen Head met June 29 to sign an articulation agreement between the two institutions. The plan will facilitate transfers, recruitment, and admission and advising for prospective students registered in the Lone Star College system. The establishment of this agreement…

HOUSTON – From his humble and religious beginnings in Amarillo, Derrick Mitchell has evolved into an affluent and distinguished African-American force in the state of Texas. His father and mother, instilled Christian values and morals in him at an early age. Although his parents did not attain a collegiate education, they equipped him with leadership…