Protestors will be Prosecuted

By: DeWayne Charleston As thousands of peaceful protestors converged on cities across America demanding criminal justice and grand jury reforms, protestors in Houston converged on the Galleria area. Several hundred local protestors entered the Houston mall two weeks ago, and by all accounts staged peaceful demonstrations as part of the nationwide call to action. However…

Texas Round Up

AUSTIN – David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will present “Black Nativity”on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 7:00p.m. in the Don T. Hayes Theatre at L.B.J. High School. The presentation of the Langston Hughes classes delivers a powerful message of joy, hope, victory and liberation through the Christmas story. For more information call 512-972-4864.   DALLAS…

Texas Round-Up: What’s Happenin’ Around Texas?

AUSTIN – The University of Texas at Austin will offer the course, “Beyoncé Feminism, Rihanna Womanism” to undergraduate students next spring. The course will examine Black feminism topics such as “violence, economic opportunity, sexuality, standards of beauty, and creative self-expression.” The school also offers other race, gender, and sexuality theory courses and student resources such…

14th Annual Conference Featuring a Governor’s Small Business Forum

DALLAS – Representatives from Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas (Greater Dallas) recently provided valuable information to small business owners at the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce 14th Annual Conference featuring a Governor’s Small Business Forum. Greater Dallas and TWC representatives provided information designed to educate the Texas entrepreneur and small business community on…

Yates Alumni & Third Ward Rise To Fight Jack Yates with City Wide Support

By Jesse Muhammad, Contributing Writer Jack Yates High School, residents of Third Ward and concerned citizens from throughout the city let their voices be heard during a protest outside the campus despite the rain. They were protesting preliminary plans for a new multi-million dollar Jack Yates building and what they call the district’s failure to…