Taste of Black Houston : Restaurant & Business Tour

The Taste of Black Houston was created to explore the international cuisine and business diversity within Houston, Texas. We take food tasting tours to various restaurants with cuisine that ranges from Sudanese,...

Understanding the Law: Alternatives to Probating a Will

When a person passes without a Will, they often leave their family and friends in a state of confusion as to how to dispose of their personal property and real estate. Attempting to pay...

LOCAL POLITICS IS WHERE WE MUST TURN OUR ATTENTION!!

One result of the around the clock coverage of national level political campaigns is the tendency for citizens to ignore equally, if not more, important local level campaigns. One of the more unfortunate after effects...

IN THE WORDS OF MINISTER FARRAKHAN

HOW BLACK WOMEN CAN HELP MAKE A BLACK MAN I recently came across an interview of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan that was not only interesting, but also filled with sound advice regarding how...

BPCCA

HUMBLE - For 17 consecutive years, the Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association (BPCCA) has hosted the Annual Heritage Day Rodeo. Cowboys, cowgirls and people from all walks of life travel far and near...

#LaughingWhileBlack on the Napa Valley Wine Tour

There is a popular saying that conveys much to African-Americans, or any minority population for that matter, through its relative simplicity. That statement is quite simply, “there are different rules for different people.” Put...

“Campus Carry” & “Open Carry” Bills

AUSTIN - Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston), Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on State Affairs, released the following statement today regarding the Committee’s hearing on SB 11 and SB 17, the so-called “campus carry”...

Anti-Human Trafficking Omnibus Bill

AUSTIN- State Representative Senfronia Thompson (D- Houston) filed House Bill 10, the Anti-Human Trafficking Omnibus Bill. House Bill 10 encompasses all ten legislative recommendations made by the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force. “House Bill...

Increase Access to Banking Services & Small Business Capital

AUSTIN - State Representative Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) filed three more bills as part of his “Opportunity Agenda.” The bills would address two longstanding issues in South Dallas and other economically distressed and under-developed communities...