Mayor-Elect Sylvester Turner Begins Transition

Mayor-Elect Sylvester Turner announced the leaders of his transition effort. David Mincberg, who served as treasurer of Mayor-Elect Turner’s campaign, will lead the transition team, which will make policy recommendations for the new administration in key issue areas including comprehensive financial reform, infrastructure (Rebuild Houston and public works), public safety, traffic and transportation (METRO, Port…

Fight to Save Bricks Moves into High Gear at City Hall

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston- The Freedmen’s Town Coalition is petitioning the City of Houston to use preservative rather than restorative methods when revamping historic Andrews and Wilson Streets in Freedman’s Town/Fourth Ward. To freedom fighters working on the issues, nothing is more important than saving Black history and the group means business when it…

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…