Ice Cube Tours Houston Ahead of BIG3 Kickoff

Rapper, actor, and producer Ice Cube had a few busy hours upon arriving in Houston ahead of his press conference with Mayor Sylvester Turner and basketball legend Clyde Drexler for the Big3.

Decoding the Petty Yelp Reviews of Ayesha Curry's New Houston Restaurant

In what might be by far the boldest play by any Curry in Houston this year, Ayesha Curry has chosen H-Town as the site for her next International Smoke restaurant. Curry, a celebrity chef and the wife of Golden State ...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Welcomes Nearly 20,000 Members to Houston July 6-12 for Biennial Conference

Nearly 20,000 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® (AKA) – from all over the world – will converge on Houston from July 6-12 for its biennial conference. Led by International President Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, L.H.D., attendees will engage in ...

Houston School Board Creates New Holiday

The Houston school board unanimously decided to honor two Latino leaders who won greater rights for farm workers. Starting in the 2019-2020 school year

Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel Are Better at Raising Money for Charity Than They Are at Playing Basketball

Sen. Ted Cruz can now add basketball scrimmage champion to his resume. The Texas Republican beat late-night host Jimmy Kimmel in a one-on-one basketball game, which was played Saturday and partially televised on Kimmel's show Monday night.

Mural Project to Highlight Houston's Mexican-American History

Houston is celebrating its diversity with a new mural. The mural’s title is “Mexican American History & Culture in 20th Century Houston.”

Chauncy Glover Breathes New Life Into Young Men

Grasping for breath while you are dying inside is hard to experience and watch. The action of inhaling and exhaling of breath is life itself. And without the air needed for that vital action, your system shuts down and life ...

Mayor asks non-profit and Houston landlord to reconsider housing migrant children torn from parents

Mayor Sylvester Turner today urged the non-profit Southwest Key and its Houston landlord to abandon a plan to house immigrant children taken from their parents by the federal government at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Altuve Takes Over MLB Lead in All-Star Fan Balloting

Major League Baseball released its second update of the American League All-Star voting results today, which revealed that Astros reigning AL MVP Jose Altuve has taken over the lead among all Major League players in fan balloting (1,572,101), immediately ahead ...

BakerRipley and TSU host Juneteenth Jubilee Celebration

BakerRipley and Texas Southern University will commemorate Juneteenth Jubilee celebration honoring the legacy of black Houstonians. The special event will bring together three generations of African- American Houstonians for an intergenerational discussion about the significance of Juneteenth and how each ...

Coalition of National Civil Rights Leaders Condemn NFL’s Censorship of Peaceful Protest During the National Anthem

Today, a broad coalition of leaders of national civil rights organizations released a letter to the National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell objecting to the NFL’s new rule censoring players’ peaceful protests during the national anthem of police violence against ...

African Americans Celebrate Juneteenth at Ray's BBQ

It's a day Black Texans waited for, over 150 years ago, it has become a National Holiday, known as Juneteenth. History has noted that during these special times, Blacks celebrated this day with barbecue, with the barbecue pit always the ...

HESP to School Board: Pass a Budget Without Support Personnel Layoffs

The Houston Educational Support Personnel is calling on the Houston Independent School District Board of Education to come back to the table and pass a budget by June 30 that includes no additional cuts of support personnel.

Plan Moves Forward for Temporary Flood Mitigation

Hurricane Harvey deposited tremendous amounts of silt in the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. The silt physically changed the river’s ability to safely pass water flows during storms and created need for a significant dredging project to restore ...

Beto O'Rourke To Lead Father's Day March to Tornillo As Local Leaders and Advocates Raise Awareness About Tent Camp Opening For Kids Who Are Taken From Their Parents.

Beto O’Rourke will lead a Father’s Day march Sunday morning to raise awareness of a newly opened tent camp in Tornillo for kids who are taken from their parents under the Trump Administration’s new policy. The Congressman will be joined ...