More Than a Simple Game of Tug-of-War:

 How Individualism Guarantees African-Americans Will Continue to Lose in The Game During a recent attempt to explain to my students the benefits of collectivism in what has always been a highly competitive battle among racial/ethnic groups for politico economic power, I became frustrated by my African-American students’ insistence that they should be able to spend…

More Than a Simple Game of Tug-of-War:

 How Individualism Guarantees African-Americans Will Continue to Lose in The Game During a recent attempt to explain to my students the benefits of collectivism in what has always been a highly competitive battle among racial/ethnic groups for politico economic power, I became frustrated by my African-American students’ insistence that they should be able to spend…

Representative Yvonne Davis Announces $500,000 2015-2016 Urban Scholarship Fund

State Representative Yvonne Davis (D-Dallas) announced that over $500,000 in scholarships are available for high school graduates from Dallas and twenty eight other urban areas throughout Texas. Administrated by the Texas Association of Developing Colleges (TADC), the Urban Scholarship Program was created during the 74th Legislative session as part of House Bill 2128 with the…

NAACP Houston Demands Equity and Accountability for the Education of Minority Students in Houston

HOUSTON-The NAACP Houston Branch on behalf of a broad based community coalition filed an Original Petition for Injunctive Relief and Application for Temporary Restraining Order against Houston Independent School District for violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act.  Plaintiffs, Dr. James Mathew Douglas and Carol Mims Galloway allege that HISD failed to give the public…

Wiley College Apart of History Repeating

Seventy years later, Wiley College does it again.  “The Great Debaters”  honed and their skills in preparation for  the debate with University of Southern California, Wiley came out as a successor “Making History … Again!”  MARSHALL- Even before African-American athletes became household names by eclipsing racial milestones in sports, a group of students from Wiley…