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Hidalgo And Turner Urge Local Judges To Halt Evictions Until August 24th, Postponing All Evictions Filed After March 27

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner are asking Harris County’s Justices of the Peace to postpone eviction proceedings until August 24, according to a letter shared with Houston Public Media.

Police Chief To Trump: Please, Keep Your Mouth Shut – If You Can't Be Constructive

BELOVED Houston police chief – Art Acevedo responds to President Trump !telling governors to “dominate” protesters.

A Special Message From Houston ISD Interim Superintendent – Grenita F. Lathan, PhD

We have officially reached the end of the 2019-2020 school year!

The Three Charged In Slaying Of Ahmaud Arbery Face Court Hearing

William Bryan told investigators he heard Travis McMichael use a racial epithet after fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery in Glynn County, a Geor- gia Bureau of Investigation agent testified Thursday during preliminary hearings.

'I Can't Breathe'

The murder of George Floyd was a lynching in broad daylight. Three police officers stood and watched as a fourth, Derek Chauvin, knelt on Floyd's neck. They watched for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, with Floyd unresponsive for 2 minutes ...

“We Got All Four”

“We got all four. We got all four,” was the rally cry that rang out around the world by protestors in Minneapolis, Minnesota as the four former officers involved in the death of George Floyd were finally arrested and charged ...

Houston Native Serves aboard USS Harry S. Truman

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Nyanna Edwards, from Houston, positions simulated aircraft on the ouija board in the flight deck control office aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Atlantic Ocean June 2, ...

Vote by Mail Applications Sent to All Registered Voters in Harris County Age 65 and Up

Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins has sent vote by mail applications to 376,840 registered voters who are 65 years of age and older. Those voters should expect to start receiving the applications in their mailboxes this week. To receive a ...

As MLK asked in 1967, Where Do We Go from Here: Community or Chaos?

The nationwide protests against the heinous killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis policeman, is reminiscent of the 1960s era of turmoil and voices that fervently called for social and economic justice. Today’s turbulent times seem that history is repeating ...

MCTX CDBG Applications Now Available for: Scholarships ǀ Housing Rehabilitation Projects & Public Service Agency Grants; Deadline is July 3

Missouri City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Post- Secondary Educational & Vocational Scholarship Applications are now available.

Chairman Clyburn’s Opening Statement at Select Subcommittee Briefing on Racial Health Disparities in Coronavirus Crisis

Below is Chairman James E. Clyburn’s opening statement, as prepared for delivery, for today’s Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis briefing on “An Unequal Burden: Addressing Racial Health Disparities In The Coronavirus Pandemic.”

Trump Risks Potential Backlash From Evangelicals with 'tone-deaf' Bible Photo-op

As he brandished an unopened Bible in front of the boarded-up St. John's Episcopal Church across the street from the White House Monday evening, President Donald Trump delivered an unspoken message to white evangelical Christians: Remember, I'm on your side.

All four former officers involved in George Floyd's killing now face charges, Sen. Klobuchar says

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is increasing charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder in George Floyd's killing and also charging the other three officers involved in the incident, according to a tweet from US Sen. ...

The 35th Annual Miss Black USA™ Pageant Postponed Until February 2021

The Miss Black USA pageant has officially announced that its annual pageant will be postponed until February 2021. Th Pageant will take place in the US capital, Washington DC. To address the spread of the virus, we made the difficult ...

Human Rights Campaign Responds to Enactment of Puerto Rico Civil Code Revisions

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization — responded to the enactment of Puerto Rico’s revised civil code by criticizing leaders’ failure to explicitly include vital comprehensive non-discrimination ...

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