We MUST Understand: Houston has a long way to go…

“The Confederacy was on the wrong side of history and humanity. It sought to tear apart our nation and subjugate our fellow Americans to slavery. This is the history we should never forget and...

A Message to All Police Officers…

We Charge You To Protect, Serve & Honor Thy Citizens- It’s in the Oath On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity, my character, or the public trust. I will always have the...

Spring and Summer Foot Care

By: Lorraine E. McKinney, D.P.M., Podiatrist It’s that time of year where we put away the fall and winter clothing and refresh our wardrobes with sprinkles of spring and summer.  With frequent rain showers, humid...

Not Even Basketball Can Cure Racism

Sports used to be the one thing that could isolate you from the current issues facing us in this country. It was the one thing you could count on to get away. A trip to...

Letter to the Editor

My child attends a school in Aldine ISD. He has struggled in school since day one. This year my child’s teacher asked that he receive testing for special education (also called SPED). I agreed...

The Results are In

Across the state, students have just received their scores back from taking their spring standardized tests. Some students are elated, while others are in despair. Standardized testing has been around for years, but the...

A Message to All Police Officers…

We Charge You To Protect, Serve & Honor Thy Citizens- It’s in the Oath On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity, my character, or the public trust. I will always have the...
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Being A Black Queen Doesn’t Crown You Majesty of “Blackness”

Recently, University of Texas Black Beauty Queen Rachael Malonson stated her case speaking from her heart on being Black. In the story, “Yes, I am ‘Black enough’ to be Miss Black University of Texas” that...

Welcome to America!

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, “Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth...

What If the Color was on the Other Skin?

The 32nd president of these United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt once admonished the following words. He said, “There should be no bitterness or hate where the sole thought is the welfare of the United...