Teacher Turn Comedian Eddie B

"I'm Already Professionally Developed: Straight From the Teacher's Desk," is a book about Eddie B’s journey as a teacher on the way to the creation of the videos “What Teachers Really Say” and how the idea turned into one of ...

Fire Union and Mayor Leave Meeting Without Prop B Deal

Emerging from a meeting that surpassed an hour with Mayor Sylvester Turner and senior members of his administration Monday afternoon, firefighter union president Marty Lancton said simply, "We don't have an agreement."

Money, Racism Major Factors in Death Among Houston Black Mothers

Death in childbirth is killing African-American mothers and babies in 10 Houston-area zip codes more than others, according to University of Houston researchers.

Correcting A Mistake

“Never let a mistake become a problem. Correct the mistake and you will solve the problem,” is what my late Pastor Steve Crampton from Bissonnet Baptist Church use to tell me all the time. The Rockets learned from their mistake ...

HISD Parents Protest Possible TEA Takeover

The Texas Education Agency has been investigating Houston ISD for several months, and there's been talk of the agency taking over the state's largest school district.

Houston Named The Most Diverse City In The U.S. In Recent Survey

There's no doubt that Houston is a diverse city. In fact, the Bayou City has held the distinction of being one of America's most diverse cities for several years running.

Astronaut Jeanette Epps Helps Solve Problem at International Space Station

Astronaut Jeanette Epps, a Syracuse native, was guiding two astronauts at the International Space Station through a spacewalk from NASA’s mission control in Houston when there was a problem, according to a report.

Happy to Be Home: Astros sweep A’s and Yankees to go 6-0 at Minute Maid Park

Back in the summer of 2011, I was deployed in Kabul, Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. When you are scheduled to be in a warzone for a certain amount of time, the military grants you leave, which is ...

Millennials: Lost In the Struggle, Or Leading It?

To be clear: Millennials get ‘it’ more than they are given credit for. Like generations before them, millennials have been labeled everything from entitled to lazy, with elders remarking that millennials don’t want to work or otherwise do what it ...

Texas Black Expo Sets Sights on Next Level Success at Annual Summer Celebration

The Texas Black Expo Summer Celebration is the largest African-American empowerment trade show and festival in Texas. This year’s theme is Next Level Business: Educating. Investing. Expanding. The 16th annual Texas Expo runs Thursday, June 6th to Sunday, June 9th ...

Texas House Signs Off On Medical Schools for Sam Houston State, University of Houston

The Texas House approved two new medical schools in Texas this week, one at Sam Houston State University and the other at the University of Houston

Family Day at Sylvester Turner Park The Fun Begins April 13

Sylvester Turner Park is where the fun begins this Saturday with music, baseball, games and food.

Pavilion Celebrates 30th Season with Frank Sinatra Tribute

Staff members from The Pavilion pose with Bob Anderson, singer, actor and number one singing impressionist in the world, after his FRANK. The Man.

Houston Parks Board's Fifth Annual Bayou Greenway Day Attracts Thousands of People to Mason Park

Houston Parks Board’s fifth annual Bayou Greenway Day was its most successful to date, garnering its highest community member attendance and its broadest participation of community and city event partners. Presented by Noble Energy, approximately 6,000 adults, teens, and children ...

MCTX City Manager Anthony J. Snipes Elected as National President And Board Chair of National Forum for Black Public Administrators

MCTX is proud to announce that City Manager Anthony J. Snipes has been elected to serve as National President and Board Chair on the Board of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA). At his inauguration on Saturday, April ...