Crespo Elementary School fourth-grader Brandon Curbow’s speech on what civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision would be for America in 2020 won first place at the MLK, Jr. Oratory Competition, which featured a field of 12 Houston Independent School District students.
For Spring ISD parents who made a New Year’s goal to pack their child’s lunch more often, the district’s Child Nutrition department has a solution for students at Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) campuses: Pack the entrée and they can grab a fruit, vegetable and milk for free.
Texas Southern University President Austin Lane has been placed on administrative leave effective immediately, African American News and Issues has learned. The decision was handed down in a meeting held by the TSU Board of Regents on Friday.
A new Texas charter school aimed at making a huge impact in the quality of education for minority youth is eagerly preparing to open its doors in San Antonio.
Dr. James Matthew Douglas is the current president of the Houston chapter of the NAACP. He is also a distinguished professor of law at Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Dr. Archie L. Blanson has been named Lone Star College-North Harris Interim President. His new position was made official on Jan. 2.
To the ones who sit on the couch watching television almost every day, allowing time to go by, not taking advantage of the time you have to better yourself and your mind, you need to hear this public service announcement: It’s time to feed your brain!
School may be out soon for winter break, but cafeterias will be open at three HISD high schools, where Nutrition Services will offer meals free of charge for all children ages 1 to 18.
Houston Community College is celebrating the grand opening of its new virtual reality lab at the HCC West Loop campus.
The Houston Association of Black Journalists held its annual Student Mentorship Breakfast on Dec. 7 to a packed house of speakers and students awaiting media-related words of wisdom.