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…

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

BEAUMONT – In the continued efforts to fine tune and upgrade the operations of Beaumont ISD, Superintendent Vernon Butler has altered the organizational structure in the direction of management efficiency and maximizing human talent. Dr. Dwaine Augustine, the current Chief of Academics for the Beaumont Independent School District will move to the position of Assistant…

Fifth Ward Demonstration To Focus on Michael Brown & People of Ferguson, Missouri

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston-The Black community leaders have made it crystal clear that White Men walking with guns and rifles through Black neighborhoods in the Fifth Ward is unacceptable. That message  stopped members of Open Carry Texas from  coming through the community for what it contends was nothing more than encouraging and supporting gun…