• The Reset of TSU with Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young

    Aug 27, 2021, 4 a.m.

    "What is the transformative thing that I am going to do today?" is the question that Texas Southern University President Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young asks herself at the start of each day. It's a question that causes her to act intentionally for a defined purpose. This is how she will approach each day of the presidency of Texas Southern University.
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  • New Superintendent Has Big Plans to Yield Result Big Results

    Aug 13, 2021, 3:55 a.m.

    There is always a sense of anxiety in the air at the start of the new school year. Students are flooding the halls trying to navigate their way to classes. Counselors are sorting out class schedules. Teachers are trying to learn the names of the young pupils they will inspire this year. Principals are making sure the entire ship is running smoothly. Everyone has their individual tasks. Not this year.
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  • Colin Powell, First Black US Secretary of State, Dies of Covid-19 Complications Amid Cancer Battle

    Oct 22, 2021, 4 a.m.

    Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. He was 84.
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  • The Battles Is On: Stop COP Pitting Our Leaders Against Each Other

    Oct 1, 2021, 4 a.m.

    The Republicans already hold political power and they want to keep it that way by any means necessary. The first draft of redrawn district maps stacks everything in their favor despite the surge in the minority population in Texas, overlapping of districts, and Texas gaining two new seats. The Republicans are doing all sorts of things in their attempt to keep the power in their hands. If they are successful, they would retain political power for the next decade.
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  • Blck Market Gives Black Business Owners A Place of Their Own

    Sep 24, 2021, 4 a.m.

    A true sign that something is valuable is if everyone is chasing it. That could not be truer for the all mighty dollar. Everyone wants some mean green especially the black community. With money comes power. The power to build your community up, shape the lives of those who live there, and set everyone on a path for success. Every opportunity to catch that dollar must be seized.
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  • Master P On Rap Feuds, Conscious Parenting, Black Superheroes

    Sep 17, 2021, 4:07 a.m.

    Sitting among carved mahogany wood paneled accents and with displayed awards gathered from an unrivaled multi-hyphenate career, Master P began our conversation by allowing me to take the floor. Not surprisingly, he is a master delegator with a brilliant sense of when to shoot the ball and when to pass it. One of the greatest minds to emerge from the 1990s hip hop pantheon, Percy “Master P” Miller transcended a childhood of poverty in New Orleans’ Calliope Projects, to become a beacon of generational wealth, divested business interests, and ownership in an industry once notorious for exploiting its artists. From music, movies and real estate, to the food and automotive industries, his portfolio continues to grow.
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  • SB1: Silencing the Minority Vote

    Sep 10, 2021, 4:06 a.m.

    How do you give an answer to a problem that never existed? Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 1 - the election integrity bill - into law on September 7th on the basis that the legislation now makes it easier to vote and harder to cheat.
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  • Laying Down the Law

    Sep 3, 2021, 4 a.m.

    September 1st marks a new day in the state capitol with the passage of new state laws approved at the 87th Texas Legislature. State legislators have been busy orchestrating changes to such issues as gun control, abortion, medical marijuana, buying sex, alcohol, vaccinations, and a myriad of other subjects with the new bills.
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