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.
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker announced Monday he is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race.
A Texas judge has ruled that a children’s hospital can remove an 11-month-old girl with a rare heart defect from life support.
Civil rights icon, Democratic Rep. John Lewis, announced Sunday that he is battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer. "So I have decided to do what I know to do and do what I have always done: I am going to fight it and keep fighting for the Beloved Community. We still have many bridges to cross," Lewis said.
On Dec. 10, Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen appointed Representative Senfronia Thompson to serve as the Vice Chair of the House Select Committee on Statewide Health Care Costs.
She was poised at all times, bull-doggish when needed and a fierce force to be reckoned with when it came to slashing good ole boys on Democratic debate stages, Kamala Harris gave women of color across the country hope that they could- possibly- one day burst through the greatest glass ceiling ever put in place in American politics.
Black pastors sound off: Did Kanye have a ‘calling’ or did the Lakewood ‘production’ have a hidden agenda?
In 2004, he burst onto the scene as the ‘College Dropout’ letting the world know that “Jesus Walks” with them. For that one song, three separate videos were released and debuted at a TriBeCa screening; giving the world a sneak peek into the mind of a man whom we would soon learn has as many sides as he has monikers: Kanye, Ye, Yeezy, Yeezus and his newly-proclaimed “Christian Genius Billionaire.”
The 2019 November Election brought many surprises, including several run-off elections in the City of Houston. But, in addition to the run-offs, Texas voters passed nine out of the ten State of Texas propositions. One, in particular, will have a significant impact on Texas and our region. Texas Proposition 6 allows the Cancer Prevention and