After 100 years on the earth, James Edward “Deek” Roberts wants generations now and to come to understand what it means to live a healthy and fulfilling life.His life began in 1914, born to Mr. James and Sarah Roberts in Hempstead, Texas.
LETICIA VAN DE PUTTE: Taking Her Fight Directly to the People in the Name of Children, Families and Texas’ Future
Democrat Leticia Van De Putte is in the race to give Democrats a fighting chance at taking back a seat that has been held by Republicans for decades. But first, she wants African-American and Hispanic voters to understand what this political race is all about.
Following is a statement from University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers regarding today’s court ruling in the case of Fisher versus University of Texas. The ruling relates to the use of ethnicity as one factor in determining college admissions.
Since coming to Houston, Grier’s job has been to navigate a constant hall of mirrors in which he has had to tread firmly, yet carefully, so as not to disturb the delicate balance of funding, schools, communities and parents and dealing with a school board making decisions affecting the district’s direction and future.
White Power Americans have all but said “No” to Hispanic immigrants and the backlash continues to grow as some towns have passed local pseudo legislation prohibiting refugees to enter and others blocking buses on highways and entryways into towns with bodies and weapons.
The Gambian Connection: Acres Home Native Eboni Price Encourages Getting In Touch With Ancestors & History
For Eboni Rose Price, the thought of going to Africa was an dream opportunity for her to get some real career development experience, but what she discovered in Gambia was her true connection to the past.
Given the dominance of a “Lily-White” Caucasian media and related opinions in America, who is best to champion and define the Black voice nationwide?Black Newspapers have consistently played an important role in the social and political uplifting of African-Americans.
New Chancellor Dr. Stephen Head: Equal Access to Education and Keeping Communities Competitive & Prepared for Future
Head was appointed as the fourth chancellor of the Lone Star College System after a thirty-year history of high-level positions at LSCS including President of Lone Star College-North Harris, Executive Vice Chancellor, acting Chief Executive Officer, interim President at Montgomery College and President of Kingwood College.
Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price stepped up to sponsor and pass a resolution to bring the issue back into the limelight at a time when Texans focus and celebrate Juneteenth – recognition for freedom and the extra 2.5 years of free duty and labor slaves gave to White Texans who failed to release Negros in conjunction with the original Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.
Looking at the nightmare facing Black America and the bleak future without intervention for the community, the call has come from the old guard of the Civil Rights Movement for a new Black Think Tank in Houston to help escape the spiraling whirlpool that threatens to consume the community.