Politics

Georgia Provost: “We need a Black Agenda!”

"Right now, we as Black people need to get us an agenda and we need to discuss all of these disparities that we have in the Black community; education, healthcare and clinics, employment, parks for the youth, food, housing, economic development and the list goes on and on," Georgia Provost said.

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State Rep. Shawn Thierry calls for ‘Black Lives Matter Blvd’

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.”

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Congresswoman Johnson announces more than $10M in Coronavirus relief for colleges and universities

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.

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