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Murder Charges Filed Against Houston Gang Member Suspected Of Killing Lamar High School Student

Houston Public Media reports that Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced murder charges against a man accused of killing 18-year-old student De’Lindsey Mack near Lamar High School last November.

Harris County Settles DOJ Lawsuit Over Polling Locations That Violate the Americans With Disabilities Act

Harris County has been facing a lawsuit by the U.S. Justice Department over polling stations that don’t comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Now, the federal government is dropping the suit under a settlement with the county.

Streak Busters: Golden State Halts the Rockets Win Streak at Nine Games

It’s not often that a game that starts at 8:30 pm in the middle of the week will get so much attention, but then again this was no ordinary game. The Golden State Warriors were in town to take on ...

Council Member Dwight Boykins Expresses Disappointment Over Houston's Loss of Democratic National Convention

Council Member Dwight Boykins released the following statement about the decision by the Democratic National Committee not to bring its 2020 national convention to Houston.

Statement on Milwaukee chosen to host the DNC 2020

The Harris County Democratic Party is incredibly disappointed that Houston was not chosen to host the Democratic National Convention in 2020.

8th Annual Houston Kosher Chili Cookoff

The 8th Annual Kosher Chili Cookoff gathered the Houston Jewish community as well as our neighbors at Congregation Beth Yeshurun, regardless of affiliation. 30 local organizations and businesses fired up the competition with their unique kosher chili recipes each vying ...

Council Member Dwight Boykins Explains the Reasons Behind his Decision to Tag Agenda Items at City Council

"At City Council, a "Tag" is a procedural matter that allows any Council Member to delay an agenda item to allow more time to discuss that specific item or to engage in a broader public policy debate of importance to ...

Cardi B Breaks Garth Brook’s Record On Black Heritage Day And Her Presence Spoke to Houston’s Diversity In A Profound Way

On Friday, March 1, 2019, around 5:00 pm lines began to grow at the entrance gate into the NRG Stadium, and it was pretty evident Bardi Gang was there in full effect.

Mayor Turner Announces Houston to Host African American Mayors Association Conference

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner made an exciting announcement today that the African American Mayors Association will hold its national conference in Houston.

Women's International Day Highlight: A Keeper of Bees, A Conversation With Nikki Jackson Of Beyond Fostering, Inc.

It's Women's International Day and there is one woman in Houston who's making sure the future is steady beaming bright. Beyond Fostering, Inc. Founder Nikki Jackson shares briefly with us about her experiences and thoughts on her journey as a ...

350,000 Visitors Per Day Expected in Houston During Spring Break

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said that planning and patience are key to those visiting the city during spring break next week. Turner said that most of Houston’s attractions that are frequented by spring breakers are all within a 5-mile radius, ...

HBCUs Spotlight: Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M University

Today’s African Americans are living out loud the educational dreams of their ancestors. Segregation for far too long denied so many African Americans even the opportunity to learn. And to now be able to attend any college that one wants ...

Meet Houston’s Female Power Producers

Power. What does it mean to have it? How would you use it? Power is more than having beefed up muscle arms of steel. Power is about making what you can’t see visible. Power is being able to inspire another ...

Clear the Launching Pad

Don’t look now, but the Houston Rockets have quietly put together a quiet six-game winning streak. Their second longest streak this season. With all the attention focused on James Harden’s 30-point plus game coming to an end against the Atlanta ...

New Bill Proposes Separation of Law School From TSU

Texas Southern University alums and supporters are raising concerns on both sides of a major issue that calls for the separation of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law as an independent entity from the university. It is a new bill, ...