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Texas State Representative, Advocates Push to Extend Voting Rights To People Who Have Completed a Term of Incarceration

State Representative Senfronia Thompson filed House Bill 1419 to restore voting rights to nearly 200,000 Texas citizens who are living, working, paying taxes in Texas communities. The legislation will bring Texas in line with 14 other states that restore voting ...

Governor Abbott Delivers State Of The State Remarks At Houston Business Coalition And C Club Luncheon

Governor Greg Abbott today delivered a State of the State address at the Houston Business Coalition and C Club Luncheon in Houston. The Governor spoke about his legislative priorities for the session, including the need for property tax and school ...

Theatre Under The Stars Announces the Cast of Mamma Mia!

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to announce its cast for Mamma Mia!.

TSU launches groundbreaking student-run, e-radio station

Texas Southern University students have a new voice – The Voice – with the launch of KTSU2, a student-run, streaming radio station that officially launches on Tuesday, February 19.

Doctors, Lawyers with Monetary Motives Cause Painful Decisions in Women's Health Care

Women, especially women of color and poor women, tend to suffer disproportionately in our healthcare system. The problem is growing worse now that there's a group of trial lawyers eager to exploit female victims, under the guise of offering help.

Chair Coleman Files Bill to Make Our Schools Safer

This week, I filed House Bill 1623 that continues my work on improving the safety of our schools. Please see below for information on the new bill, as well as information on my past legislation that improves safety in our ...

Houston Ebony Opera Guild will hold African American Music Gala on March 2

Houston Ebony Opera Guild announces its Annual African American Music Gala, a concert featuring SON OF MAN, composer Hall Johnson’s cantata based on African American Spirituals. Roland Carter will conduct the chorus. With Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr. as narrator, ...

Beyond the Rhetoric: Providing Match Makers Throughout the Black Diaspora – Way Cool!

During the mid-1990’s we began sponsoring exploratory or fact-finding trips to nations in the Caribbean and West Africa. Then we expanded to East Africa and South America, i.e. Brazil. After getting comfortable and understanding the “Export/Import” challenges, we dared to ...

Man discovers 30 year old Apple computer still in working order

A New York professor has Gen Xers reminiscing about their childhood after he posted images of his decades old Apple lle computer on Twitter Saturday night.

Amy Klobuchar's novel pitch for the Democratic nomination: Pragmatism

Sen. Amy Klobuchar seems willing to say one word that often goes unspoken by presidential candidates eager to win over voters: No.

Sanders' evolution on race may not have come soon enough

Bernie Sanders' biggest selling point in 2016 was that he was the only person in the Democratic primary running not named Hillary Clinton.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez identified the problem. Here's the solution

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's withering viral takedown of just how easily deep-pocketed donors dominate politics was like watching a prosecutor lay into a campaign finance system that has no defense.

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders' second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Houston Educator Named Finalist for 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards

On Monday, a Houston teacher was named the first Houston-area finalist for the 2019 H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards, spotlighting him among the best educators in Texas.

Edward Pollard Announces Candidacy for Houston City Council District J

Local attorney and entrepreneur Edward Pollard officially announces his candidacy for Houston City Council District J. Pollard is the proprietor of Pollard Legal Group, which primarily focuses on personal injury cases.