Acres Home Residents Call TXDOT to Task and Gets Results

Story By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON- The community had questions and Texas Department of Transportation had few answers to 200 attending a community meeting...

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Supports a Confirmation Vote for...

Together, the members of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW) call on members of the United States Congress to exercise due process...

Civil Rights Elders: Black Men and Women Commitments to Struggle Based on Heart and...

AUSTIN-Civil Rights elders Georgia Congressman John Lewis, former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond and Former Congressman and U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young  shared their recollections of...

America’s fatal “legal drug” problem

By Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Prescription drug abuse has become a major public health issue in our country. According to Trust for America, a Washington...

Why is The Houston Chronicle Hiding Behind A Truckload of Watermelons?

* This article is being re-issued to further illuminate the racial storm that Mayoral hopeful Bill King, along with the Houston Chronicle, created last...

GOP Peddles Hard the Myth of Minimum Wage As Job Killer

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson The GOP has ruthlessly sold the outlandish myth to millions that a hike in the minimum wage is a huge job...

Community Health Clinics Awarded Funds

HOUSTON- Recently, Congressman Al Green called representatives from South Central Care Community Health Center, the Harris County Hospital District, and the Asian American Health...

Low-Income Texans To Enroll in State Electricity Discount Program

By Honorable Sylvester Turner, TX 139th Dist.  State Representative Sylvester Turner (D-Houston) today urged qualified low-income Texans to enroll in LITE-UP Texas, a program authorized by the...

Victims of Homicide Due to Gun Violence

There are no words to express the horror of the senseless violence today at a place that should be a safe place of learning....

$55 MILLION PROJECT TO HARRIS COUNTY FOR THE FLOOD DAMAGE REDUCTION PROJECT

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee recently announced $55 million for the Greens Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Project, which will reduce flooding impacts in the 212-square...