National Civil Rights Organization Opposes Efforts to Gut Civil Rights Protections Under the Affordable Care Act

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed a comment opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed rule to limit civil rights protections in health care under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.

Statement on HISD Takeover Matt Barnes for HISD District IV

Some may attempt to defend the HISD overall “B” ranking, but in my neighborhood, (District IV), 10 out of 16 elementary schools have received either a D or F rating for student achievement, and that is unacceptable.

America?s Racial Wealth Gap Could Cost Economy $1.5 Trillion

America's nagging racial wealth gap has been the focus of many research reports and economic policy debates. Now new research analyzes the strong connection between disproportionate wealth and financial services and products that are either shared or denied with consumers ...

“Carla Coleman - 2019 Sickle Cell Houston Walk Chair ”

Carla has served the Sickle Cell Disease “SCD” Community for many years as a Community Outreach Specialist (CCHW) with the UT Health System, where she promoted public awareness to health education services, wellness issues and resources for the SCD and ...

Industrial Bank Celebrates its 85th Anniversary

Industrial Bank was founded in 1934 by Jesse H. Mitchell with the help of nine initial investors, and has grown significantly since its humble though confident beginnings.

Trivedi Global CEO Vitamin D is Key Author Alice Branton Talks Thyroid Disease on NBC Daytime with Jerry Penacoli

International Best-selling author Alice Branton is on a mission to champion the breakthrough science of Life Force Energy, Trivedi Effect®, and its applications in pharmaceutical and nutraceuticals product research to usher in a new era of human health and wellness.

ACLU Files Court Brief to Address Prolonged Immigration Detention and Lack of Access to Counsel at the Border

The ACLU of Texas and the ACLU National Prison Project filed a legal brief requesting that a federal court order U.S. Customs and Border Protection to stop its practice of detaining migrants in deplorable conditions without access to an attorney. ...

Governor Abbott Announces New Uber Hub in Dallas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Uber Technologies, Inc. will establish a new U.S. General and Administrative Hub that will house various corporate functions in Dallas, Texas. Uber is a multinational company that offers ride hailing services, food delivery, and ...

Planned Parenthood Chooses Abortion Over Women’s Health

Today, Jessica Anderson, Vice President of Heritage Action, issued the following statement in response to Planned Parenthood's decision to officially withdraw from the Title X Family Planning program instead of complying with the Trump administration's Protect Life rule:

Mahendra Kumar Trivedi's book hits No. 1 International Best Seller list on Amazon for 45-Minute Science and Math Short Reads

Author Mahendra Kumar Trivedi has authored hundreds of science-related books and papers. Recently "Thermal and Physical Properties of Biofield Treated Bile Salt and Protesose Peptone" became a No. 1 International Best Seller on Amazon for 45-Minute Science and Math Short ...

Blue Star Contemporary Looks Back in Time with New Program: If Walls Could Talk

To complement her installation You Just Have to Hear It, which highlights the importance of artist communities, Fünf exhibiting artist Ethel Shipton and actor, writer, stand-up comic Sarah Fisch host an evening of conversations with artists and community members who ...

Representative Garnet F. Coleman Announces Bid for Re-Election

Today, August 20th, Representative Garnet F. Coleman (D-147) released the following statement:

Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Urban Harvest and Clear Channel Outdoors Launch Public Service Campaign to Promote Farmers Markets that Bring Local Produce to Houston’s Food Deserts

Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Clear Channel Outdoor and Urban Harvest on Saturday, Aug. 17 launched a public service campaign, including 13 donated billboards, to promote the Double Up Houston program that allows families to use their SNAP benefits to ...

Her “Why:” Local Woman Addressing the Issues of the Community With Non-profit K.Y.C.E.P.

Chasta Winslow is a woman on a mission and passion for helping others - founding Kudos Youth & Community Enrichment Program (K.Y.C.E.P) to bridge the deficit found within Title I schools that serve low-income communities in 2016.

Black Congressional Leadership Grills JUUL Executives

“We are as committed, as ever, to combating youth usage, but don’t take our word for it, look at our actions,” JUUL Labs said in a statement.