There is mixed reaction from parents who are trying to decide whether to send their children back to campus when the 2020 fall semester returns. Is it safe? What are the Plan As and Plan Bs for exposure? There are no guarantees. In this phase one of dealing with the coronavirus and COVID-19, is it too soon to send students back to the classroom?
May 17, 1967 was a day Federal Judge Kenneth Hoyt will never forget. What started as a protest, ended with the death of a Houston police officer and hundreds of Texas Southern University students in jail.
Early voting for the July 14 runoff primaries began on Monday, June 29 and will end on Friday, July 10. A total of 57 voting centers will be open from 7 am to 7 pm each day, with the following exceptions:
Texas State Representative Shawn Thierry, of District 146, recently addressed the Houston City Council and made a special request of Mayor Sylvester Turner, Mayor Pro Tem Dave Martin, and the esteemed members of city council, asking for the painting of a street mural near "Hippy Hill" and Miller Outdoor Theater with the words "BLACK LIVES MATTER.”
The City of Houston, Harris County, and the Coalition for the Homeless have announced a joint, $65-million plan to house 5,000 people experiencing homelessness over the next two years to limit the spread of COVID-19. Due to underlying health conditions and a lack of access to facilities, people experiencing homelessness are more susceptible to the novel coronavirus and are at higher risk of experiencing severe symptoms.
Youtube celebrity and Socialite Mink Lash owner Ariell Ash will be hosting a free interactive beauty workshop to “Makeover Racism.”
The Thomas H. Routt Scholarship Fund in upholding the legacy of the late Judge Thomas H. Routt has awarded $1,000 each in grants to Caleb J. James of North Shore High School and Jacob H. Boyd of Shadow Creek High School for 2020.
Gianna had the 6-year-old smile of Ms. America and Ms. Black America. She was held close to the bosom of her ridiculously beautiful mom. I do not care if her statement was rehearsed or not. From the mouth of a babe, the statement became a clarion call for resistance to evil, especially when evil is cloaked under a blue suit and a vow to serve and protect.
The Children’s Museum Houston has unveiled a brand-new art exhibit which celebrates people, places and defining moments in African American history, just in time for Juneteenth.
A press release sent out by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's office on Thursday had me stop the printing of our newspaper after learning what the Black man leading this city has decided to do -- and on Juneteenth, to add insult to injury. While organizations across the nation are REMOVING, and even vandalizing, racist statues, Mayor Turner has decided to remove two in Houston - but is relocating one of them to our beloved African American museum?