Houston’s Affordable Care Act Enrollment Events

by Honorable Al Green TX 9th Dist. This January, we saw an additional 1.2 million people sign up for health coverage, bringing the overall total to an...

Calling on Leaders to Repeal ‘Stand Your Ground’

Rev. Al Sharpton  President, National Action Network Ever since the verdict in the Michael Dunn so-called 'loud music' trial was announced, many parents have asked me what they...

Make sure you vote! Go to the polls for the March 4th primary.

By Honorable Eddie Bernice Johnson, TX 30th Dist. This is a very important time in the life of our community and our country, and I am...

Houston Sit-In Commemoration is Reminder that the Struggle Continues

Story By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues It was 1960. Blacks said enough was enough and that level of frustration led to the first Houston Sit-In 54...

Blacks Beware: Texas Republicans Poisoning the Waters Using “Race” and “Hate”

Story By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Texas Republicans are going all out to smear the name of President Barack Obama for political gain. However, the undercurrent...

Dallas “Mad Men” Give New City Manager “Presidential Salary”

Story By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues “Today, women make up about half our workforce. But they still make 77 cents for every dollar a man...

President Barack Obama speaks on Long-Term Unemployment

Recently, I delivered my State of the Union address. And I said what while the economy is getting stronger -- and businesses like yours...

Victims of Homicide Due to Gun Violence

There are no words to express the horror of the senseless violence today at a place that should be a safe place of learning....

Democratic Primary Political Forum

With the March Primary just over the horizon, Democratic candidates have one more opportunity to make decisions about your democracy, community and future. The...

Acres Home Residents Call TXDOT to Task and Gets Results

Story By: Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues HOUSTON- The community had questions and Texas Department of Transportation had few answers to 200 attending a community meeting...