Robbyn Traylor, MD, Named Among Top 25 Women in Healthcare

Chief Medical Officer of Next Level Urgent Care, LLC, Robbyn Traylor, MD, is named among the Texas Healthcare Diversity Council’s Top 25 Women in Healthcare 2019.

Black America’s ‘Bleaching Syndrome’

For black Americans, skin color is a complex topic. Whenever a black celebrity lightens his or her skin – whether it’s pop star Michael Jackson, retired baseball player Sammy Sosa or rapper Nicki Minaj – they’re usually greeted with widespread ...

Substitute Teacher Resigns After Telling Classroom of Students to Kill Themselves

A North Carolina substitute teacher resigned after she allegedly told a predominantly Black classroom of 10-year-old students that Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. killed himself and that his assassination was a myth.

University of the Virgin Islands Becomes First Four-Year HBCU to Offer Free Tuition

Through the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program, or VIHESP, the University of the Virgin Islands has recently become the first HBCU (Historically Black College/ University) to offer free tuition to students. It is also one of the few four-year ...

What Needs to Happen Now to Avert a Government Shutdown

A tentative border security deal has been agreed to on Capitol Hill, but there is still more work to be done in Washington before a partial government shutdown can be averted -- and there are plenty of opportunities along the ...

Texas Catholic Dioceses Reveal Names Clergy Accused of Child Sex Abuse

Every Catholic diocese in Texas has released the names of all priests, deacons and other clergy members accused of sexually abusing children in the past decades.

Texas City Planned Site for African-American Cultural Park

When Lynn Ray Ellison lived in “The Rectangle” — the area of Texas City where the city’s African-American community lived and thrived in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s — life was different, he said.

First Texas Black Business Week Observance Begins

The first observance of Texas Black Business Week got underway Monday, coinciding with Black History Month, and its creator hopes the event becomes just as widespread by offering minority business owners a chance in the spotlight.

Beto Vs. Trump In Dueling Rallies In El Paso

President Donald Trump charged ahead with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers’ tentative deal that would give him far less than he’s been demanding and declaring he’s “setting the stage” ...

Is Another Voting-Rights Lawsuit Against Texas School District a Sign of More to Come?

Another Dallas-area school district has been sued in federal court over allegations that it is making it hard for residents of color to get elected, adversely affecting the education of minority and low-income children.

Ocasio-Cortez Under Fire -- Because She's Right

The big guns are out for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the charismatic first term legislator from New York.

Feinstein meets with Biden, believes he will run for president

Former Vice President Joe Biden privately met with Sen. Dianne Feinstein Thursday morning as he weighs a run for the 2020 Democratic nomination -- and the California senator believes Biden plans to mount a bid for the presidency.

f Donald Trump signs this border funding compromise, it's a MASSIVE capitulation

Lost amid this will-he-won't-he-sign-it debate over President Donald Trump's decision on the border funding compromise bill is this fundamental fact: If Trump does sign this legislation, it is a massive capitulation by the President on the issue that more than ...

Harris scores big CBC endorsement in Barbara Lee

Kamala Harris just picked up her biggest endorsement to date in her fledgling 2020 campaign: Congresswoman Barbara Lee, former Congressional Black Caucus chair and all-around anti-war and social justice activist star.

Beyond the Rhetoric: Green New Deal – Wisdom of the New Democratic Party

This is not your grandparents’ Democratic Party. Nor is it your parents’ Democratic Party. This is a group of socialistic, inexperienced “hotshots” who believe they have it all figured out. One of the rising stars is a 30-year-old aggressive (beyond ...