Working to End Pay Inequality: Conference of Mayors Support Wage Increases for Workers

By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues DALLAS- Is it time for multi-million dollar corporations and governments to stop paying its workers “chicken-feed” wages? The United States Conference of Mayors thinks so. The group made it clear in...

Commissioner John Wiley Price Stirs Reparations Debate

By: Darwin Campbell,   African-American News&Issues "The United States of America is derelict in its promise to "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" to African American people. That dereliction has caused 400 years of significant wealth...

Book Donation Gives Gift of Literacy

HOUSTON - One of the greatest education gifts that can be given to a child is the gift of literacy. That was the goal of the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development Inc. when...

June 2014 Employee of the Month: Corporal James Harding

Corporal James Harding, Employee of the Month for June, is an officer with the HISD Police Department. He first joined the district in 1984 as a campus officer, but he moved to general patrol...

H-E-B LAUNCHES GAS SAVINGS PROGRAM OFFERING TEXANS RELIEF AT GAS PUMP

GREATER RELIEF AT THE PUMP WITH NO FEES, NO HASSLE (SAN ANTONIO) — Committed to lower prices and helping Texas families save money, H-E-B will launch a gas...

Los Angeles NAACP President Jenkins Resigns

Baltimore, MD – NAACP Interim President and CEO Lorraine C. Miller has accepted the resignation of Los Angeles NAACP President Leon Jenkins. His resignation comes amidst the firestorm of controversy surrounding a plan to give...

Civil Rights Elders: Black Men and Women Commitments to Struggle Based on Heart and...

AUSTIN-Civil Rights elders Georgia Congressman John Lewis, former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond and Former Congressman and U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young  shared their recollections of movement history, insights and visions for the future at the...

What Bo Doesn’t Know about the Houston Astros

The Houston Astros have an African-American Manager whose goals and hopes may be to turn fortunes around on the field, but how does it translate to the Black community?  We may never know. Bo Porter is...

Harris County Deputy Terminated for Allegedly Trying to Steal Money

HOUSTON, TX – A Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy has been terminated from his employment after an internal investigation revealed he attempted to steal money he was supposed to have confiscated and held as...