Protestors will be Prosecuted

By: DeWayne Charleston As thousands of peaceful protestors converged on cities across America demanding criminal justice and grand jury reforms, protestors in Houston converged on the Galleria area. Several hundred local protestors entered the Houston mall...

Texas Round Up

AUSTIN - David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will present “Black Nativity”on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 7:00p.m. in the Don T. Hayes Theatre at L.B.J. High School. The presentation of the Langston Hughes classes...

Texas Round-Up: What’s Happenin’ Around Texas?

AUSTIN - The University of Texas at Austin will offer the course, “Beyoncé Feminism, Rihanna Womanism” to undergraduate students next spring. The course will examine Black feminism topics such as “violence, economic opportunity, sexuality,...

Texas Round-Up: What’s Happenin’ around Texas?

AUSTIN - It’s a critically important time for more than three-million people across the Lone Star State, as the annual open enrollment for Medicare starts today. This is the one time of year beneficiaries...

Texas Round-Up: What’s Happenin’ around Texas?

AUSTIN - The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has won its appeal to keep its full allotment of federal funds awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Due to reductions in...

Texas Round-Up: What’s Happenin’ around Texas?

ARLINGTON - A Taste of Nigeria is an all day event to celebrate Nigeria’s Independence (October 1, 1960) and showcase her Culture through the Art & History, Food, Music, Dance, Comedy, Soccer, Fashion, and...

14th Annual Conference Featuring a Governor’s Small Business Forum

DALLAS - Representatives from Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas (Greater Dallas) recently provided valuable information to small business owners at the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce 14th Annual Conference featuring a Governor’s...

Texas Round-Up: What’s Happenin’ around Texas?

AUSTIN – A mobile station issuing Election Identification Certificates (EICs) will be at the Dallas County Elections Department, Tuesday, September 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Dallas County Elections Department is located...

Yates Alumni & Third Ward Rise To Fight Jack Yates with City Wide...

By Jesse Muhammad, Contributing Writer Jack Yates High School, residents of Third Ward and concerned citizens from throughout the city let their voices be heard during a protest outside the campus despite the rain. They...

It’s About Janay Not Ray

By: Jolanda Jones Victim blaming is unacceptable. Case in point: Janay Palmer.  You’re probably wondering who she is.  She is the now wife and then-fiancé of Ray Rice.  As if the video footage of him...