Swangin To The Polls

  By: Chelsea Davis-Bibb, M.Ed. Houston- Rappers Paul Wall, Z-Ro, Justified, II Krunk, Lil Keke, C-Stone, and high end Jeweler Johnny Dang, teamed up with Constable Alan Rosen and his team to help encourage people to get to the polls. Everyone met in the parking lot at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Acres Homes, and…

“At Attention!”: An Interview with Washington’s Commander Johnson and Master Chief Freeman

By: Brian Dimas & James Powell The Booker T. Washington ROTC cadet class is growing in number, proficiency and potential.  Let’s take a moment to chat with Commander Lamar Johnson and Master Chief Stacy Freeman. On the New Cadets: Commander Johnson believes that this year’s company of cadets is on par with those of the…

And Justice for Whom?

African-Americans Seek District Attorney Sensitive to People and Community and Who Can Repair Scars left by Police Shootings/Brutality/Abuses Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.- Martin Luther King, Jr. By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues…

Mayor Turner: Houston Nears Goal of $15 Million to End Chronic Homelessness

HOUSTON – The road to end homelessness for many African-Americans, veterans and other minorities just got smoother as Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a $1 million grant from JPMorgan Chase to support Houston’s ambitious efforts to end chronic homelessness through The Way Home – the Houston region’s nationally recognized homeless housing initiative. “Merely maintaining our momentum…