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NAACP Houston Makes a Unified Call to Save HISD and Protect Our Children

On Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 10 AM, the Houston NAACP held a pivotal press conference addressing the urgent need to "Save HISD and Protect Our Children." The event, attended by prominent community leaders, highlighted the catastrophic conditions within the …

The Blackest Broadway Ever: Celebrating the Greatest Sound Makers of All Time

This June, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) in Nashville is set to host its 4th Annual Black Music Month, presented by NISSAN. From June 1st to June 30th, the event, titled “Celebrating the Sound Makers of All …

New Comedy Series 'Mind Your Business' Premieres on Bounce TV This Saturday

Get ready to add a new favorite to your TV lineup! The highly anticipated Bounce TV original series "Mind Your Business" is set to premiere this Saturday, June 1, with back-to-back episodes kicking off at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. …

Texas Among States with Fewest Fatal Drug Overdoses in the US, New Study Reveals

In a recent study highlighting the severity of drug overdose fatalities across the United States, Texas has emerged as one of the states with the lowest rates of fatal drug overdoses. This encouraging news places Texas fourth from the bottom …

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston Partner with Harris County Commissioner Lesley Briones to Expand Summer Programming

This summer, a transformative opportunity awaits the youth of Houston, thanks to a collaborative effort between Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston and Harris County Commissioner Lesley Briones. This partnership will provide free memberships to two newly established summer …

Celebrating Black Music Month: Rice University Partners with CCM Foundation and Houston Public Library for Hip-Hop Exhibit

As Black Music Month approaches, Houston is gearing up for a unique celebration that honors the rich cultural heritage of hip-hop. Rice University's Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL) and Fondren Library have teamed up with the Houston …

Election Day Storms Cannot Stop Democracy: Harris County Clerk Announces Unofficial Primary Runoff Election Results

Despite the severe storms that swept through Houston on Election Day, democracy prevailed as Harris County Clerk Teneshia Hudspeth proudly announced the unofficial results of the May 28 Primary Runoff Elections. The county’s chief election official commended the Elections Department’s …

Houston Awards Gala Celebrates Women and Girls of Color in STEM

This prestigious event is a celebration of excellence, empowerment, and achievement for women of color in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The awards gala will honor and recognize amazing women and girls who have made remarkable contributions and accomplishments …

Empowering Houston: A Glimpse into the Struggles and Triumphs of Guaranteed Income Programs

In a profound effort to spotlight the human side of economic hardship and the transformative potential of guaranteed income programs, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis and County Attorney Christian Menefee are set to host an impactful screening of the documentary …

Unleash the Power of Storytelling at the Marketing for the Culture Summit

The African American Marketing Association (AAMA) is thrilled to announce the 3rd annual Marketing for the Culture Summit (MFTC), taking place on June 5-7, 2024, in Houston, TX. This vibrant event promises to bring together marketing professionals and creative entrepreneurs …

Historic Wins for Houston: Vivian King and Lauren Ashley Simmons Secure Victories

In a night marked by triumph and progress, Vivian King and Lauren Ashley Simmons emerged victorious in their respective races, heralding a new era of leadership for the city. These wins are a testament to their unwavering dedication and the …

Houston Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Summer Fun and Weekend Family Activities

As we honor the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our country, the Houston Fire Department (HFD) is encouraging all residents to ensure a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend by following some essential safety guidelines.

Justice for Alexander McClay Williams: A Family’s Quest to Clear His Name

In 1931, 16-year-old Alexander McClay Williams became the youngest person executed in Pennsylvania's history. Convicted of murdering Vida Robare, a matron at the Glen Mills School, a youth detention facility near Philadelphia, his execution by electric chair left his family …

Here’s how new AI tech could change the iPhone

Imagine asking Apple’s Siri to show you an old photo taken from a child’s second birthday, or summarizing lengthy emails and writing drafts. Then consider Siri learning your schedule, preferences, even your personality, so it can better communicate with you …

2 inmates still at large after 4 escaped from Louisiana jail

A manhunt for two young men who broke out of a Louisiana jail is ongoing after two other escapees were found hiding in a dumpster behind a Dollar General store, authorities said.

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