Major Announcement

Ok listen up because I have a major announcement to make. *Taps mic* “Football fans in the city of Houston and surrounding areas. The XFL Houston Roughnecks are good. I mean really good!” *Drops mic*

BLOOMBERG Secures Mayor Turner Endorsement and Host Nutter Visit

Mike Bloomberg 2020 organizes several events, block walks and phone banks to get out the vote in Texas. The campaign will host approximately 270 events this week to engage and mobilize voters during early voting. National surrogates also campaign in ...

Remembering the Life of Houston Civil Rights Legend Dr. Earl Allen

African Americans have come a long way since the days of whites-only water fountains, seating at the back of the bus, and organizing sit-ins to sit at whites-only lunch counters. Nationally people know of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Andrew ...

Delta Sigma Theta Gift Creates $301,000 Endowed Scholarship at Texas Southern University

More Texas Southern University students will experience the enrichment of studying abroad because of TSU Alumna Anna Pearl Barrett and the Houston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Don’t Waste Your Right to Vote

American men have always had the right to vote. Even though some women were able to vote starting in 1869 in a few states, females didn’t officially get the right to vote across the U.S. until 1919 with the passage ...

Standing Room Only as Hundreds Gather to Begin Journey to Transformative Travel Improvements

Business and community leaders learned today how they can help move forward 500 miles of travel improvements in the $7.5 billion METRONext Moving Forward Plan. METRONext's Business Now event attracted a wide range of vendors. Board members and staff provided ...

HISD to receive 250 bicycles from Houston Parks Board to create Art Bike Parade entries

The Houston Independent School District this weekend will receive 250 new bicycles donated by the Houston Parks Board, in collaboration with the Orange Show Center of Visionary Art, to enable students and teachers to create entries for the city’s inaugural ...

Houston Native Trains Information Warriors

Those serving at The Information Warrior Training Command (IWTC) in San Diego believe in the importance of continued education, and their sailors are trained in areas they’ll need to execute information warfare throughout their military service.

Houston Chamber Choir presents American premiere of Circlesong by British composer Bob Chilcott Feb. 22 and Feb. 23

The Grammy award winning Houston Chamber Choir welcomes renowned British composer Bob Chilcott for the American premiere of his newly revised Circlesong, a complete life cycle based on indigenous writings. Set for adult and youth choirs and percussion ensemble, each ...

New Vegan BBQ Food Truck is Blazing a Trail Through Houston

February 17, 2020: The Houston Sauce Pit is introducing barbecue lovers to a whole new way to enjoy the smokey seductive taste of BBQ, without the meat, in the city’s first Vegan BBQ Food Truck!

Join Space Center Houston This Spring Break

Space Center Houston’s spring break, presented by the city of Webster, will immerse visitors in what NASA is doing now from the Moon to Mars and inside Mission Control. The nonprofit’s spring break, March 7-22, provides visitors access to be ...

Fort Bend County Commissioners Court February 2020 Proclamation Ceremony

Fort Bend County Judge KP George and members of Commissioners Court presented three proclamations during the February 2020 Commissioners Court meeting.

Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year named at Eliot ES and Washington HS

Two Houston Independent School District principals received surprise news Monday from Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan that they are the 2020 HISD Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year.

BioScience's Rosa Uribe wins NSF CAREER Award

Rice University bioscientist Rosa Uribe wants to build better therapies and cures for neurodevelopmental defects and cancer, and a new grant from the National Science Foundation is helping with the next big step.

Rockets Head Into All-Star Break With a Positive Mindset for the Future

When starting a new job, there is always a 90-day probation period that let employers evaluate employees and see if they are the right fit for the job. They look at everything from attendance to the ability to get along ...