Wake Up Black America: We MUST Never forget the past!

HOUSTON - The history of American civilization has left remnants of many open wounds that are constantly agitated within the Black community of its...

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...

Redistricting is Back (Again)

One of Dr. King’s most enduring achievements was the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965, landmark legislation that outlawed discriminatory voting practices...

The Rise of Blacks in the Prison Population

Somewhere in a U.S. prison today, a young Black man sits behind bars counting down the years, months and days till he sees freedom....

Additional Option for Some Consumers With Cancelled Plans

Recently, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee announced that the Department of Health and Human Services has issued a clarification of the Affordable Care Act that...

Tell Everyone About the Affordable Care Act!

All of us must continue to support the Affordable Care Act and the opportunity that it provides for nearly six million Texans to purchase...

Senate Confirmation FHFA Director

Democrats have taken advantage of their weakening of filibusters and muscled through the Senate President Barack Obama’spick to lead a housingregulation agency. By 57-41,...

November Arrives in Texas, Along with Cuts to SNAP

AUSTIN - The month of November has arrived in Texas, and along with it, an automatic reduction in funding for many families in the...

First Cabinet Meeting of 2014

I ’m glad to be able to pull together my Cabinet for the first official Cabinet meeting of the year, and I...