“Reclaiming, Reframing & Rebuilding Acres Home”

AHCBED 26th Annual Awards Banquet By: Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – Reclaiming, Reframing and Rebuilding Acres Home was the theme of the evening as politicians, activists, community members, pastors, small business owners, educational figures and many others recently gathered in the banquet hall of the Beulah Ann Shepard Building to attend the Acres Home Chamber…

Low-Income Texans To Enroll in State Electricity Discount Program

By Honorable Sylvester Turner, TX 139th Dist.  State Representative Sylvester Turner (D-Houston) today urged qualified low-income Texans to enroll in LITE-UP Texas, a program authorized by the Texas Legislature through which participants can reduce the monthly cost of their electric service by 82%. “I want to ensure that everyone who is eligible for this discount, particularly senior…

Houston Leaders Urge Jim Crane to Meet With African-American News&Issues

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues The front office of the Houston Astros is as quiet as Astros batters at the plate lately when it comes to dealing with the issue of respecting Black Press and the meeting between the African-American News&Issues and Astros Owner Jim Crane.  Some influential community leaders understand the value of the connection…