• The Conversation Continues: Lawful Gun Safety Vs Unjust Loss Of Life

    Jul 21, 2016, 10:48 p.m.

    Earlier this week the Republican National Convention set its sights upon Cleveland, Ohio. The city, known nationally for its decades long sports title drought had been experiencing its most fruitful summer in ages. The Cavaliers had won the NBA title; its native son almost single-handedly ending their sports suffering. The large banner displaying the city’s name on his back was the visage of many Ohioans: hope.
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  • State Representative Borris Miles For Texas State Senate

    Jul 15, 2016, 1:48 a.m.

    In the past few years, Democrats have lost some of their strongest members in the Senate – first Wendy Davis and then, more recently, Houston’s Sen. Rodney Ellis, who was chosen to be the nominee for Harris County Commissioner for Precinct 1 after the sudden passing of Commissioner El Franco Lee. Republicans control our state government, and nowhere is this more evident that the Texas Senate. The Senate is led by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a former conservative talk radio host and likely the most right-wing public official this state has ever seen.
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  • Murder On Camera

    Jul 8, 2016, 7:11 a.m.

    It was Tuesday morning, just passed midnight in Baton Rogue, Louisiana. Alton Sterling was alive.
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  • Senator Rodney Ellis: Fighting for Progress on the Harris County Commissioners Court

    Jul 1, 2016, 6:08 a.m.

    A solid reputation and a legacy of experience are a stable foundation to build one’s trust in people. The people of Texas have been building their trust in Senator Rodney Ellis for years. As he represented them on various levels of government, advocating for the good and the right, Senator Ellis has been a mainstay and a voice for so many on the political scene. He has a heart for people.
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  • The Value Of Freedom

    Jun 24, 2016, 6:51 a.m.

    Freedom is something that we all have the right to simply because we were born. But it is also something none of us have. Not fully anyway. Allow me to explain.
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  • Single Dads: Honoring Men Who Do Double Duty

    Jun 17, 2016, 12:23 a.m.

    Statistics from countless experts have shown that children who have a father or father figure in their life do better in all areas of life than those who grow up with the absence of a father figure. Children with fathers experience fewer behavioral problems and score higher on reading achievement exams according to Fatherhood.org. Fathers are vital in the development of children.
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  • Muhammad Ali & Houston

    Jun 10, 2016, 6:21 a.m.

    In the days following the passing of Muhammad Ali, the world feted him. Heaps of praise and adulation from both old and young were delivered. ‘The Champ’, ‘The Greatest’ in his latter years was treated like a citizen of the world. But in the early meat of his life, in his twenties, a large section of the world loathed him. They called him brash, a disgrace to his race, someone unbefitting of the company as beloved fighters with the names Lewis, Moore, Patterson and even Liston.
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  • The Power In The Beat: Celebrating African American Music Appreciation Month

    Jun 2, 2016, 5:36 p.m.

    Music has power. Just one hint of a note to a song can trigger an emotional response. Music can calm a raging storm, move a people to act, help a country mourn and remind us all to laugh. Music is a transporter as it is the backdrop to many significant moments in our lives. Play a particular song and we instantly think of our first kiss, the day we received our degree, the birth of a child, or some other significant happening. Music is a timeline describing how life is lived and loss in our decades.
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