The Ugly Face of Race in America

Even 149 years after the treaty signing at the Appomattox Courthouse between Robert E Lee and Gen. Ulysses Grant ending the U.S. Civil War, America still has issues with race. African-Americans have been in a constant battle for acceptance and equality and fair treatment.

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Seven Houston Teachers, Houston Federation of Teachers File Lawsuit

An unprecedented lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas alleging that highly recognized, good teachers are receiving poor evaluations because of a grossly flawed value-added algorithm used to evaluate them.Seven Houston teachers and the Houston Federation of Teachers are contending that it must be changed.

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25th Annual AHCBED Awards Banquet: Silver Anniversary Signals to Black Communities the Value of Keeping Dollars In The Community

Formed on April 18, 1994, the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development Inc. is  a 510(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission of promoting the advancement of economic vitality throughout the Acres Home Community by spearheading the organization and implementation of infrastructure development that will impact the sustainability of business, kindle entrepreneurial vision and adhere to the social aspects of the community it serves.

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