The Democratic Debate at TSU Barely Hit the Target…

Parting the Waters By Omowale Lithuli-Allen HOUSTON – TSU Alumni and NFL Hall of Famer, Michael Strahan ignited the debate via a Video hook-up that focused on unleashing the power of millennials and HBCU’s to improve well-being of people of color and the nation. In the absence of babies to kiss, Strahan’s comments set the

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Broken Chains ADG Annual Scholarship Gala

Photo Credit Provost Studios HOUSTON – The Broken Chains Awareness Development Group (BCADG) recently held its annual Scholarship Gala at the National Buffalo Soldier’s Museum. Demetrus Johnson served as the Master of Ceremony. The Keynote Speaker, Dr. Bennie Lambert, affectionally known as Dr. Yes, is the current Vice President at Lone Star College. As a

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A Fair Shot in America

For Your Consideration By Oscar Blayton Felicity Huffman says she just wanted to give her daughter “a fair shot” at getting into the college of her choice. That is the reason the Emmy Award-winning actress paid someone to cheat on her daughter’s college entrance exam. Huffman pled guilty in federal court to paying $15,000 to

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We Have NO Voice!

By Publisher, Roy Douglas Malonson “Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters.” – Frederick Douglass As it is, we have had numerous Black leaders who

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September is Prostate Awareness Month

Why It’s Important to Black Men By Senator Borris Miles State of Black Texas in the Texas Legislature Earlier this year, I passed Senate Resolution 453 to designate September as Prostate Cancer Awareness month to educate the public on early detection of this disease. This year, over 174,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be

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I Owe it All to God

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – While at a resale shop in 1989, Marilyn Bolden Grant of KTSU (90.9 FM) found an album she fell in love with. She began playing the song on air every Sunday morning at 10a.m. Fast forward three decades later, and Dr. Darrell L. Rushing’s, “I Owe it All to

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Living Legend: Lisa Johnson

Lisa Johnson born Frances Scott Johnson is a native Houstonian. She attended A.B. Anderson, Osborne and Bethune Elementary Schools. Her family moved to La Grange, where she graduated from LaGrange High School in 1983. She also graduated from Mayo-Hill School of Modeling, studying Runway Modeling, Radio and Television Broadcasting. She is the founder of Fashion

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Obituary: Sadie Ruth Moore Session

Sadie Ruth Moore Session departed this life on Sunday, September 15. She was born on May 12, 1936 in Houston, she graduated from Jack Yates High School (Class of 1954) and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from Texas Southern University (Class of 1961). Sadie moved to California in 1961 while her

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A Resilient People

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – August 20, 1619 marks a day in American history where Our Ancestors (over 20 Africans) arrived on the shores of Virginia near a place called Port Comfort (present-day Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia). The irony, however, is that this group of Africans, who were brutally and forcefully stolen from

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Another Cruel–Irony The Homeless Pay for their Homelessness

Photo credit: Matt M. McKnight/Crosscut Earl Ofari Hutchinson There is yet another breath-taking cruel irony to the plight of the homeless. That’s that the homeless pay for their homelessness. They pay in two ways. One is through taxes. The other is through who gets the tax dollars and how those dollars virtually guarantee that the

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