NFL’s Depression-era Ban on Black Players Lingers On in the Owner’s Box

The National Football League season opened last week with a full slate of games. On the field, extraordinary athletes of all races and backgrounds competed with the same set of rules. Yet, it is worth noting that this has not ...

Joe Biden's Foot-In-Mouth Syndrome Strikes Again After He Implies Black Parents Don't Know How To Raise Their Kids

Former Vice President Joe Biden tasted his toes again after he flubbed an answer to a debate question about slavery.

Can America Break Its Gun Addiction?

Can America break its gun addiction? After mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, Southaven, Mississippi, Dayton, Ohio and Midland and Odessa, Texas, public demand for sensible gun reform once more soared. And once more, Republican politicians, led by Donald Trump, ...

Second Chance Job Fair

City Council Member Dwight Boykins is pleased to announce his upcoming annual 2nd Chance Job Fair on Thursday, September 19, 2019.

Sean Spicer's Spice Girls spectacle on 'DWTS' is not okay

Even though the lines between politics and entertainment have been blurred from the beginning in the Trump administration, Sean Spicer twirling the frills on the sleeves of his neon, lime-green shirt on "Dancing With The Stars" ("DWTS") have brought us ...

AOC endorses progressive primary challenger to House Democratic lwmaker

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York on Tuesday threw her support behind a progressive primary challenger to Rep. Dan Lipinski of Illinois, a lawmaker who is considered to be one of the most conservative House Democrats.

Ayanna Pressley files impeachment resolution against Brett Kavanaugh

Rep. Ayanna Pressley is rolling up her sleeves in an effort to spark impeachment proceedings against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after a bombshell exposé revealed previously unheard sexual misconduct allegations.

Law Firm for Don Lemon Accused of Racism and ‘Potential Perjury’

The law firm that represents CNN’s Don Lemon – Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP – is being accused of running a “racially charged sham” investigation and “lying in sworn affidavits” to smear Don Lewis, a former partner who ...

Black Couple Wins $11 Million Discrimination Lawsuit Against the State of Michigan

Lisa and Cedric Griffey, who sued their former employer Michigan Department of Corrections for alleged racial discrimination, recently won the lawsuit. The jury ruled in favor of the Griffins and awarded them $11.3 million.

LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson Becomes the First African American Elected as President of the Board for Certification of Genealogists

The Board for Certification of Genealogists is a nonprofit organization founded in 1964 as a professional credentialing body for genealogists. LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson is the first African American elected to lead the organization.

Deep dive for dark matter may aid all of data science

A Rice University scientist and his colleagues are booting their search for dark matter into a study they hope will enhance all of data science.

Discovery Green announces lineup for Full Moon Fridays Concert Series

Discovery Green, the 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston, announces the lineup for its new monthly concert series, Full Moon Fridays. These free, family-friendly concerts showcase some of the best music of the Gulf Coast.

Astros Announce 2019 Minor League Players of the Year

The Houston Astros player development department has named IF Abraham Toro the 2019 Astros Minor League Player of the Year, and RHP Cristian Javier the 2019 Astros Minor League Pitcher of the Year.

EPA Awards over $1.3 million to Texas Universities to Research Potential Environmental Impacts in Waste Streams

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced approximately $1.3 million to fund research by two academic institutions in Texas. Texas A&M AgriLife and Texas Tech University will work to expand the understanding of the environmental risks posed by per- ...

Change Happens in Collaboration with Jason T. Hyman and Third Ward Super Neighborhood Hosts State of Third Ward Address for $750,000 Implementation Plan

Change Happens is hosting an open house to present its State of Third Ward address. In collaboration with urban planning specialist Jason T. Hyman, the organization is bringing together members of the Third Ward, real estate, private, public and nonprofit ...