Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Hosts the 18th Congressional District’s Annual “Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway Extravaganza” Giving Hope to Hurricane Harvey Survvors

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) will be hosting her Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway Extravaganza again this holiday season. This year has been especially trying for many in Houston, particularly senior citizens who were among the most vulnerable and hardest hit ...

America Bids Farewell to Command Master Chief

The crew of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) bid farewell to their Command Master Chief (CMC) Kenneth Robertson, while the ship was moored in Dubai Nov. 25.

Houston First Theater District Garages reopen in time for Thanksgiving Day Parade

Houston First Corporation is pleased to announce the Theater District parking garages will reopen to the public on Thanksgiving Day for parking from 6 a.m. until noon. Those planning to attend the H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade or “A Christmas Carol,” ...

Disaster Recovery Centers Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

All State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24, 2017. The centers will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 25.

Odyssey Media and the Coca-Cola Company Salute Multicultural Houston Small Business Owners

Odyssey Media, the leading brand in the empowerment of multicultural women, stopped in Houston, TX on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 during the 3rd Annual IN THE BLACK tour. For the third consecutive year, the tour is a part of The ...

US Navy Admits Aircrew Drew Penis In the Sky

In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky. Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky ...

Jesse Jackson Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson's can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement.

Strahan Returns to Houston to Show Harvey Recovery Efforts

Michael Strahan returned to Houston with his Good Morning America fam to show the recovery efforts in the city since Hurricane Harvey. Strahan is partnering with Rebuilding Together Houston to help them with their goal of restoring 1,000 damaged homes ...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to Receive UNCF’s Excellence in Education Award

Honorary Chair Melanie Gray and longtime supporters and this year’s Gala Chairs, Diana and Elijah White, will join more than 500 guests at the 29th annual UNCF “A Mind Is…” Gala in Houston on November 18th at the Hilton Americas ...

St. John’s UMC and Beyonce’s BeyGood Partner to Host Royal Feast Benefitting Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief

Thousands of homes destroyed. Businesses turned upside down. Lives lost. Destruction was at every turn. In the midst of all the turmoil, magic happened. Neighbors began helping neighbors. Everyday citizens became heroes. First responders pushed past their limits. Everyone was ...

Garcia and Walle Enter Race After Green’s Retirement to Be First Hispanic in Congress

The race to replace Congressman Gene Green has already begun. Green has represented Texas’ majority Hispanic 29thdistrict for nearly a quarter century. State Senator Sylvia Garcia is making her second run for the Democratic nomination. She ran in the district’s ...

Joe Jackson's Odd Message to Blanket

The Jackson family patriarch's well wishes for one of his grandsons has left fans scratching their heads. Joe Jackson tweeted a video message Monday to Blanket, the 15-year-old son of the late Michael Jackson.

City Cleans Two Homeless Encampments

A citywide group of employees and environmental contractors once again were out in full force deep cleaning two homeless encampments this week, which have more than doubled since August, when a temporary restraining order was put in place to block ...

Donald Trump's Assault On Barack Obama's Legacy Will Fail

Donald Trump defines his administration as against all things Obama. Beneath the current president's insults and outrages, his lies and antics is a remarkably consistent attempt to undo his predecessor's entire legacy.

House Republicans Cast Reckless And Dangerous Vote For Massive GOP Tax Scam

Jackson Lee: “The GOP tax plan does nothing to reform the system, and instead offers a multi-trillion dollar giveaway to the wealthiest and raises taxes on the middle class and working families.”