• Texas Southern University Celebrates 95 Years of Excellence in Achievement

    Sep 29, 2022, 9:12 a.m.

    When people of color went out to discover more for themselves in the early 1920s, there weren’t a lot of open doors but closed ones. Opportunities were few, and there weren’t many individuals with extended hands to show them the way. However, a courageous few found opportunity tucked away in the heart of Third Ward at a place to be called Texas Southern University.
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  • Plumshuga: The Rise of Lauren Anderson

    Sep 22, 2022, 10:48 a.m.

    The lights and glitz of a celebrity's life can have one blinded to the hard times that happen when the lights off. We don't see their struggles, temptations, and the downside to fame. Prima ballerina Lauren Anderson twirled and leaped on some of the world's most renowned stages all while hiding behind dark clouds of body shaming, discrimination, and her personal demon, alcoholism. In Stages Theatre's groundbreaking production, they explore Anderson's secret addition to alcohol that almost ended her career and took her life.
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  • Houston First Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Sep 15, 2022, 4:41 p.m.

    The public is invited to join Houston First Corp. (HFC) as it presents Party on the Plaza in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
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  • Dynasty! The Houston Astros Capture Their Second World Series Title With Game 6 Win

    Nov 9, 2022, 10:19 a.m.

    The fans of the Seattle Mariners (American League Division Series), New York Yankees (American League Championship Series), and Philadelphia Phillies (World Series) all had a mantra before facing the Houston Astros this postseason: “WE WANT HOUSTON”.
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  • Early Voting Comes to a Close As Election Day Approaches

    Nov 2, 2022, 3:44 p.m.

    The pavement is being worn out with campaign workers hitting the streets to knock on doors and voters standing up for what they believe in at the polls. Only a few more days are left to vote before the November 8th Election when we find if Texas will remain a red state under the Greg Abbott administration or if the tide will turn blue with Beto O’Rourke at the helm.E
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  • Election administrators are under attack in Texas. Here’s what that means for the midterms.

    Oct 19, 2022, 11:44 a.m.

    With the 2022 midterms less than a month away, election administrators in Texas and elsewhere continue to face a level of harassment and threats that experts say had never been experienced before the November 2020 presidential election.
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  • Mayor Sylvester Turner Honors Outstanding Houstonians During Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 13, 2022, 9:47 a.m.

    America is a great melting pot that was built by the people who live here no matter how they got here. In that time, different groups of people made various contributions to make this country what it is today. The Hispanic Community has made significant contributions to society including building up the economy.
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  • Toni V. Smith: 14 Years Later and Still Fighting

    Oct 6, 2022, 7:55 a.m.

    A boxer never steps into any ring ill-prepared. Muscles in their body must be trained for weeks to condition the body, build endurance, and enhance speed. The mind must be trained to focus. If a boxer believes they are stronger and faster than their opponent, they have already lost the fight. But how do you prepare for a fight when you know nothing about your opponent? There is no time to plan a strategy. It’s as if you are being sucker-punched from the get-go, leaving you confused – Is your on-the-defense mechanism to bob and weave or duck and jab? How does you prepare for the fight of your life?
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