Hon. Albert Ely Edwards, the former state representative who introduced the bill that helped make Juneteenth a state holiday, has died. He was 83.
Mayor Sylvester Turner, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Alison Leland and two U.S. Congress members on Saturday unveiled a statue honoring the late Congressman Mickey Leland, a global humanitarian who devoted his life to helping others.
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced Friday that colleges and universities within the 30th Congressional District will receive more than $10 Million in emergency grants to help cover significant financial loses. At least half of the funding to the institutions is required to be distributed to students in the form of emergency cash grants to help students pay for housing, food, and other necessities.
ry Benton has been appointed the new Director of Communications for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Office. Benton brings valuable years of experience in media relations, strategic communications, crisis communications and social media strategy.
The Democrats failed with the impeachment hearings. President Donald Trump bullies reporters during press briefings, has made fun of disabled people with barely an apology and the way he is handling the pandemic/ COVID-19/ Coronavirus crisis, shows us we must do something before it’s too late!
And then there were two. The race for the democratic nomination boils down to former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders. The focus now is, which political powerhouses candidates will endorse the democratic hopefuls?
Former vice president and 2020 presidential hopeful, now frontrunner, Joe Biden, is leading the Democratic race after a strategically planned visit to Texas a day before Super Tuesday.
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore kicked off the “Vote your Future: Vote Climate” campaign at Texas Southern University Wed., Feb. 19, as part of a rally to bring awareness to environmental justice.
Mike Bloomberg snagged a major endorsement from the fourth largest city in the nation as Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner endorsed him for president. Three members of the Congressional Black Caucus also endorsed Bloomberg, who's launched a major media campaign targeting African American voters.
If there was ever any doubt about the continued greatness of Barack and Michelle Obama, here you go. The former president and first lady received their first Oscar nomination for their production company’s debut documentary.