If there was ever more of a need to stress the importance of hunkering down this winter, it is now, because Texas has become the first state to surpass a million Coronavirus cases in the United States last week, as the country battled a third wave of new infections and recorded over 100,000 infections three times in less than a week.
Join Texas Southern University for a lively discussion as we take a look back at the presidential election with TSU alumni who were on the campaign trail and experts from the TSU Barbara Jordan Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs. Click here to register.
The Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees declined Thursday to select Interim Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan to serve as the district's permanent leader.
The George Floyd Memorial Foundation, founded by the family of George Floyd, and the Texas A&M University-Commerce African American Male Mentorship Program (AAMMP) have partnered to create the “Be His Legacy” internship program. Scheduled to launch in January 2021, this two-semester, groundbreaking initiative will provide hands-on equity experience to AAMMP students through community outreach and targeted educational programs.
There was plenty of political Black excellence happening around the country as African Americans won several contests, making history. Locally, there were plenty of “firsts” in just about every city and county in our area.
On November 10, 1920, 100 years ago, baby girl Maloney Coates was born in the great state of Texas.
A county that made headlines could soon be making history, if Cedric Watson has anything to say about it. On Nov. 3, if Watson's mission is accomplished, he will become the first Black sheriff of Waller County, and he says it's time for a change.
We are nearing the end of a historic election year, in the middle of a pandemic and people are losing jobs left and right. African Americans have been among the hardest hit, many not having “nest eggs” or savings to get them through these critical times, and when things began to normalize again – or as close as we can get to it -- smarter money management skills will be high on the priority list.
Dr. Archie Blanson has been chosen as the next President of Lone Star College-North Harris. He was the overwhelming choice of the Search Advisory Committee and was rated the highest in the forums by employees.
Early voting has begun in many states across America, and to date, nearly 35 million people have cast their votes, breaking records from state-to-state. And Texas was no exception, flooding the polls on the first day of early voting - Oct. 13 - and have not taken the foot off the gas pedal since. Here are some safety tips and resources you should take advantage of.