Welcome to the City of Houston Summer Jobs Program! This summer, city departments are opening their doors to provide opportunities for you to earn while you learn about what it takes to serve the residents of the nation’s 4th largest city. Most positions are for 32 hours per week, at $7.25 per hour.
The “Building Bridges” forum created an open dialogue surrounding tenuous relations between police and youth.“It gives us more understanding of what’s going on, and how they look at us and how we look at them, so they know,” Bria Jones, one of the teens who led the dialogue, said.
There’s a big debate about corporal punishment being administered in the public school systems. Advocates are on both sides of this issue. Some people believe that paddling school-aged children is a bit archaic; others insist that using the “board of education” is a necessary evil to reign in kids who won’t respond to reasonable instruction
At my previous school (Dowling Middle School), I noticed the kids would never pray for their food. I can understand not praying in the classroom everyday because of everyone views. But not praying over your food before you eat it is risky behavior in my book.
Anderson Academy, an Aldine ISD elementary campus in the Acres Homecommunity, was recognized by the National Center for Urban School Transformation as a 2015 National Excellence in Urban Education bronze award recipient.
Just recently, the House Bill 910 was approved by the Texas House, on a vote of 101 to 42. The bill is one that has been strongly supported by the National Rifle Association and sponsored by State Representative Larry Phillips.
The African American Leadership Development Academy provides leadership development for professionals serving North Harris County and surrounding communities. This program was designed to provide hands on training for future leaders seeking growth in areas including...
Due to the fact that African-American News & Issues, is a publication that thrives off of reporting current and historical realities affecting our communities; we thought that it was necessary to address an existent and growing problem in society.
Yellow police tape, red white and blue lights flashing, officers of the law standing around and a Black male body laid face down has been the highlight of various media outlets, over the course of this past week. It is a scene that African-Americans around the United States, have become all too familiar with.
HOUSTON – Reclaiming, Reframing and Rebuilding Acres Home was the theme of the evening as politicians, activists, community members, pastors, small business owners, educational figures and many others recently gathered in the banquet hall of the Beulah Ann Shepard Building to attend theAcres Home Chamber for Business & Economic Development’s, 26th Annual Empowerment Awards Banquet. The Beulah Ann