Rep. Coleman on Renaming of Dowling Street to Emancipation Avenue

HOUSTON - Today the Houston City Council approved changing the name of Dowling Street to Emancipation Avenue. Rep. Garnet Coleman (D-147) started a push...

DIALLO’S OF HOUSTON TO PAY $139,366 TO RESOLVE EEOC DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

Nightclub Made Unlawful HIV Medical Inquiry, Then Fired Employee, Federal Agency Charged HOUSTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that Diallo’s...

Lt. Tammy Alfred, Harris County Precinct 1

1st African-American Female Lieutenant Seeks To Reverse Negative Police Stereotypes & Rebuild Trust With Youth, Community    “Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are...

Famed African-American Attorney is Assistant DA

By Darwin Campbell “Thank you DA Kim Ogg for inviting me to be your Chief of Staff,” she said in a statement to Ogg on...

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE SAYS THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT REPEAL PUTS TEXANS LIVES AT...

Congresswoman Jackson Lee: “I will fight tirelessly on behalf of the millions of American families who depend on the Affordable Care Act to provide...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on Shootings at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, and former Chair of its Subcommittee on Transportation...

International Soccer Fest Celebrity Gala

The International Soccer Festival hosted a Celebrity Black Tie Gala at Houston’s Silver Street Studios, on Saturday, December 17th with actors Robert Townsend and...

Mayor Leads Major Street Outreach Initiative to: Houston to reduce homelessness

By: Darwin Campbell “The holidays are a rough time for the homeless, but it’s a year-round problem we have to solve.” - Mike Binder HOUSTON -...

2016: Working Together for Houston

By: Hon, Sylvester Turner It was almost a year ago that I took the oath of office to be your mayor.  My promise was that...