Finalists Named For 2017 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards

Three Houston area educators were tapped as finalists for the 2017 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, highlighting the trio as some of the best educators in the state.

ACLU Comment On Harris County’s Termination Of 287(g) Agreement 

On Tuesday, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez fulfilled a campaign promise and announced Harris County’s termination of its 287(g) Immigration and Nationality Act agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The 287(g) program essentially deputizes selected local law enforcement officers to ...

False Alarm Of Shots Fired At Ben Taub Hospital

Houston police and SWAT unit members responded to a report of shots fired at Ben Taub Hospital in the Texas Medical Center on Tuesday.

Three Museums To Visit During Black History Month

There are still few days in February to celebrate Black History Month. Three museums in Houston don’t stop their celebration on February 28th but continue all year making them the perfect place to soak up some history and culture.

Black Culture In The Age Of Weariness

No matter where you turn, the state and local governments are making headlines, both for the good and for the bad. Regardless of what’s going on in Washington with our current President of the United States, the news has made ...

Sunnyside South Park Neighborhood Fight Gentrification

Houston's real estate market may be booming, but one local group is encouraging homeowners not to sell. Activists with the "T.R.I.L.L. Collective" --- which they say stands for Truth, Relevance, Intelligence, Leadership and Love -- urge residents in Houston’s Sunnyside ...

More Than One Million Undocumented People Live In Houston And Dallas Combine

A new Pew study shows that the majority of the United States’ 11.1 million undocumented people are spread across just twenty metro areas, with Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth cracking the top five areas with the largest undocumented populations.

Kirk Watson Files Bills To Address Sexual Assault On College Campuses

An Austin lawmaker has proposed a suite of legislation that would protect victims of sexual assault on public and private college campuses and address loopholes in statute. Among the bills that state Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, filed on Tuesday included ...

Lost African-American Cemeteries Located In San Antonio

Two lost local cemeteries are no longer missing, thanks to Everett Fly, a nationally renowned expert on African-American landmarks. Based on oral interviews with descendants and extensive archival research from Bexar County to Austin, Fly was able to locate the ...

The Oldest African-American Trail Ride In Texas 

The first African American group of trial riders to saddle up and join the tradition riding into to Houston for the Rodeo Houston’s Go Texan Day and parade is marking their 60th anniversary.

H-E-B Primo Picks Quest For Texas Best Returns For Fourth Year of Heated Competition

Celebrating local foods and all things Texas, H-E-B is searching for the most creative and mouthwatering, Texas-based food and beverage entrepreneurs or small businesses to participate in 2017

See Huggies' New Tiny Diapers Made For Premature Babies

Huggies announced a new line of diapers this month made specifically for premature babies.

Burgess: Large Portions Of Obamacare To Be Replaced Soon

Despite campaign promises, a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act appears unlikely right now without consensus among Republicans on what will replace it. U.S. Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D., R-Texas 26th District, said there is enough agreement to change ...

Preventing Cancer In Houston's Food Deserts

Cancer is a killer in African American communities. The death rate is highest among Blacks, according to the American Cancer Society.

Mardi Gras Flash Mob Ends With Marriage Proposal

A young man used Mardi Gras and a dance routine during his marriage proposal in Galveston over the weekend.