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...

GOP Peddles Hard the Myth of Minimum Wage As Job Killer

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson The GOP has ruthlessly sold the outlandish myth to millions that a hike in the minimum wage is a huge job...

Can this ‘do-nothing’ Congress pass a new Voting Rights Act?

By Perry Bacon, Jr.  ludes Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), Sen. Pat Leahy (D-Vt.) and Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.) last week unveiled legislation that would rewrite...

Voter’s Beware: Photo ID Spells “Pain” at Polls

The real truth about using the Texas photo identification law to cast ballots and make your voice heard has not been told. While some...

Jordan Baker: Dreams of a Son, Loss of a Father

Story By: Darwin Campbell,  African-American News&Issues HOUSTON- Jordan Baker had a dream. It was not a lofty dream to change the planet, but a dream to make...

Community Health Clinics Awarded Funds

HOUSTON- Recently, Congressman Al Green called representatives from South Central Care Community Health Center, the Harris County Hospital District, and the Asian American Health...

Harming the weak at Christmas

By: Eddie Bernice Johnson Recently, Congress passed a tough budget agreement that set the funding levels of government for the next two years.  This agreement...

Lisa Fritsch to run for Governor

“This campaign is not about me becoming governor, it’s about me being called to service at this point in time in this critical race.” The...