AUSTIN-The House Financial Services Committee recently approved the Oversight Plan for the committee for the 113th Congress. The House Financial Services Committee Oversight Plan contains three amendments sponsored by Congressman Al Green (TX-09). The three amendments, passed by voice vote are related to: (1) the effects of cuts to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brought on by sequestration, (2)
By Micah Johnson Communication Student – Huston-Tillotson University AUSTIN– Dr. Alaine Hutson, Professor of History, and her Honda All-Star team represented Huston-Tillotson University in the Pre-National Championship Tournament, which took place on the campus of Prairie View A&M University. HT was represented by Team Captain Aisha Henderson, Micah Johnson, Arsenio Brown, Jonathan Wayne, Nimi Kemuel, Breana Flores, and Paul Muckleroy.
HOUSTON– The award winning, internationally acclaimed, Texas Southern University Debate Team began the new semester, as they ended the last semester, taking first place. At the end of the semester, in December 2012, the team won first place Sweepstakes at the Central States Tournament held in Lee Summit, Mo. At the beginning of the semester, the team won first place
By: Lawrence D. Bobo – W. E. B. Du Bois (Professor, Harvard University) Does President Barack Obama owe a special debt to Black America? Does he have a duty to spell out a specific Black policy agenda? Is it time for him to squarely talk about race again, something he hasn’t really done since his 2008 Philadelphia speech? Will
By Dr. Terry B. Grier HISD Superintendent of Schools HOUSTON– As we begin the new year, I want to take a moment to share with you our plan for “Becoming Great All Over” in the Houston Independent School District. Schools throughout our city are moving in the right direction. Our student achievement reached record levels in 2012 and the district