WHITE HOUSE HBCU ALL-STAR FROM ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE: PASSION WILLIAMS-TOOMER

SAN ANTONIO - When leadership of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced its 2017 HBCU All-Stars in a Sept....

Gun Control, Mental Illness, or Terrorism?

It is very saddening what happened in Sutherland Springs, Texas as one man killed many innocent women, men, and children. We all have to...

“Crossing the Burning Sands at Your Own Risk”… (Part 2)

“We were a   “Charter Line”   back in the 70s; the first one on our campus.  With no local fraternity brothers to teach us what to...

The Lost Sport in the Black Community

I love the game of baseball. I played baseball from the age of 4 until I was 17. I stopped playing because I fell...

REP. DUTTON DESIGNATES HIGHWAY 59 IN MEMORY OF EL FRANCO LEE

Austin, Texas- Rep. Harold V. Dutton, Jr. (D-Houston) added legislation to name a portion of U.S. Highway 59 between State Highway 288 and Interstate...

Let the Prophets Speak

Houston, TX – Ida B. Ullrich and her husband Joseph C. Ullrich Jr., Pastors of Quickening Word Church in Houston, TX. will host a...

DID YOU KNOW “FORTY ACRES AND A MULE”

In 1870, only around 30,000 African Americans in the South owned land (usually small plots), compared with 4 million others who did not.   In 2012,...

Extreme Heat Dangerous for the Elderly

By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston- The dog days of August are approaching and Texas needs to be prepared for heat-related illnesses, especially among the...

Fresh Face of Hip-Hop I AM JUSTIFIED

By: Chelsea Davis-Bibb, M.Ed. Houston- I AM Justified is a breath of fresh air as he is bringing his own original style to Hip- Hop...