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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 ...

Urban One, Inc. Hosts We Are One: More Than A Hashtag Virtual Town Hall For Injustices Around The Country On Thursday, June 4 At 8 p.m. ET

Veteran Media Personality Sybil Wilkes to Moderate with Featured Panelists NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson, National Urban League President Marc Morial, Political Commentator Bakari Sellers, CURLS Founder and CEO Mahisha Dellinger, Reach Media Syndicated Radio Hosts Russ Parr, Erica ...

“Ready to Save the World” with Mass Vaccine Manufacturing

Texas A&M University is home to a state-of-the-art biotech manufacturing center that’s set up to make millions of vaccine doses … and make them in a hurry.

ACLU Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Minneapolis Police for Attacking Journalists at Protests

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota overnight filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of journalists who were targeted and attacked by Minneapolis and Minnesota police while covering protests over the killing of George Floyd. The lawsuit was filed ...

Friendly Faces Sharing Insights, Resources for Those Caring for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s this Month

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and those caring for loved ones at home who suffer from Alzheimer’s and dementia are facing additional challenges due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Relief Telemed Launches COVID Mitigation Platform for Businesses

Louisiana Technology Park member company Relief Telemed, a virtual care platform, announced today that it has launched it’s COVID Mitigation Platform.

WEST: Military Must Not Be Used Against Peaceful Protestors, Condemns Trump’s Grandstanding

DALLAS--State Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas), candidate for U.S. Senate in the July 14 Democratic Primary Runoff, issued the following Statement on Tuesday:

Governor Abbott Provides Update On State's Response To Protest Violence, Calls For Unity And Peaceful Protests

Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Dallas where he provided an update on Texas' response to protest violence across the state. In his remarks, the Governor called for swift justice in the case of George Floyd’s death, ...

Kering And Its Brands Stand In Solidarity Against Racism

Too many Black lives have been lost in the fight for equality in America. We will not stand by silently.

Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce releases statement in light of current events

Today, President and CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce (GABC), Tam Hawkins, shares a personal statement in response to the current climate of social injustice in the United States of America and in support of the Austin ...

Congressman Al Green Stands in Solidarity with Floyd Family, Attends ‘A Salute to George’ Rally and March

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Congressman Al Green released the following statement:

Alliance for Justice Condemns Rampant Police Brutality

Alliance for Justice President Nan Aron issued the following statement: “Our nation is facing a great reckoning. The tragic murder of George Floyd last week was only the latest senseless death of an African-American citizen at police hands. The world ...

Ben Jealous Selected as President of People For the American Way and People For the American Way Foundation

The boards of directors of People For the American Way and People For the American Way Foundation are honored to announce that Benjamin Todd Jealous has been selected as the next president of both organizations. Jealous will take office on ...

Results In for 2020 Missouri City Community Survey:

At the Monday, May 4 Special Meeting, City Council and Staff were presented the results of the 2020 Citizens Survey, which was conducted by ETC Institute. The survey was mailed to a random sample of 3,000 of Missouri City’s 75,000 ...

Beyond the Rhetoric 869: Why can’t They shut ANTIFA down?

Our hearts are so heavy. George Floyd was a brother living an everyday life when he was spotted by a racist police unit in Minneapolis, MN. Is Minneapolis known for its racism? We lived in the city back in the ...