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WE RUN THE WORLD!: Virtual Fundraiser Showcasing Harris County’s Talent, Diversity, Elected Officials & Grassroot Organizations

Suffice it to say, it’s been a tough year. Finally, we can see faint lights at the end of the tunnel. Isn’t it time to take a break, a breather, a sabbatical from politics...at least for a moment? No. We ...

One Year Without Knocking

March 2021 not only brought back a plethora of bitter and sweet memories, it also reminded us that life as we know it had changed for the foreseeable future, and for some, life changed forever. One thing that you may ...

How To Prepare Finances To Buy Your First Home

Welcome back to The Open House. Are you tired of rent- ing? Do you want to own your own place, but don’t know where to start? Well, this week’s topic is for you: How To Prepare To Buy Your First ...

Black Males and Police Encounters

While many of us are reliving the murder of George Floyd through the trial of Derek Chauvin for his murder, we are getting con- stant reminders that police abuse and murder of Black men and women continues with no lessons ...

George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Would Set National Standards for Police Behavior

Even as Derek Chauvin is on trial for the murder of George Floyd, police 10 miles away fatally shot an African American man, Duante Wright, after pulling him over for an alleged traffic violation. That triggered protests that led to ...

Breaking: Brooklyn Officer Kim Potter Charged with 2nd Degree Manslaughter

A police officer who authorities say shot and killed a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb after a traffic stop has been arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter in the case, authorities said Wednesday.

How the ugly, racist White 'replacement theory' came to Congress

Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Scott Perry used a House Foreign Affairs Committee meeting on Wednesday to spread an ugly, racist theory that "native-born" (read: White) Americans are being purposely replaced by immigrants as a way to alter the culture of the ...

Our beautiful Asian faces are not going anywhere

"Hollywood isn't for me, it's for Americans." It's a thought that crossed my mind as I started to fall in love with performing at 16-years-old, thinking I'd never stand a chance to make it in show business. Seeing little to ...

State: 7,000+ doses invalid or wasted at vaccine clinic

State health officials are urging thousands of Coloradans to get revaccinated after getting doses at Dr. Moma's Health & Wellness Center in Colorado Springs.

Biden administration expected to announce nine career diplomats will be US ambassadors

The Biden administration plans to announce the nominations of nine career diplomats to be United States ambassadors as soon as Thursday, marking the first selection of overseas envoys since President Joe Biden took office, according to an internal list reviewed ...

Chicago police body camera footage to be released in fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo

The Chicago Civilian Office of Police Accountability will release body camera footage on Thursday from the fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo last month.

Maxine Waters tells Jim Jordan to 'shut your mouth' after Covid-19 hearing erupts

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan and the nation's top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci got into a heated exchange Thursday over the country's Covid-19 mitigation measures, which ended with Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters telling Jordan to "shut your mouth."

Reese's wants to give you a peanut butter glow up

Reese's is launching its own makeup line — and no, it's not edible.

Derek Chauvin says he will not testify at trial and testimony ends. Closings are set for Monday

Derek Chauvin invoked his Fifth Amendment right not to testify on Thursday and the defense rested its case as the trial of George Floyd's death neared its final stages. Closing arguments are set for Monday, after which the jury will ...

Protesters gather at Brooklyn Center police station hours after ex-officer is charged in the death of Daunte Wright

For the fourth night in a row, protesters gathered at the Brooklyn Center police station to demonstrate over the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, a Black man, during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb, hours after former police officer ...

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