Prudential Financial Returns as Presenting Partner of Hispanicize LA 2018

Hispanicize Media Group (HMG) announced today that Prudential Financial, Inc. returns as presenting partner of Hispanicize LA slated for October 11 – 13th during Hispanic Heritage Month at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City. This marks the second year Prudential ...

Commissioner Ellis and Civic Leaders Announce Non-Partisan Campaign Using Billboards to Encourage Voter Registration

Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, NAACP Houston Branch President Dr. James Douglas, LULAC District Director Alfonso Maldonado, and Lee Vela, Vice President of Public Affairs at Clear Channel Outdoor will launch a public service campaign, using 20 billboards, to encourage ...

Beyond the Rhetoric: Why do Large Black Organizations Love Construction Unions?

Yes, why would groups like the NAACP and National Urban League have this long- standing love affair with construction unions. These unions have racial animist. They are the antipathy of civil rights and democracy. Yet, when you attend annual meetings ...

GirlTrek Will Host 80 National #BeLikeMaxine Walks to Celebrate Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ 80th Birthday: August 15th

Congresswoman Maxine Waters will celebrate her 80th birthday on Wednesday, August 15th. To pay tribute to this iconic woman who has dedicated 37 years to serving the people, speaking up against injustice and side-eyeing all fooleywang, GirlTrek is joining AFROPUNK, ...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls for an Investigation and Full Assessment of Security in Airplane Cockpits, on The Apron and Runways of our Nation’s Airports

Jackson Lee— “We must investigate and fully assess our security measures involving the cockpit of airplanes parked at our nation’s airports”

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Condemns Saudi Arabia attack on Yemem Chldren

Jackson Lee— “Saudi Arabia should be condemned for the tragic attacks on innocent Yemen children”

Timeless Elegance: Homage to Oscar de la Renta Exhibit Opening and Panel Discussion at the Houston Public Library

Fashion enthusiasts are invited to view the fashion exhibit, Timeless Elegance: Homage to Oscar de la Renta, which showcases winning creations from Fashion Fusion, an annual competition presented by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) and Houston Community College ...

Houston Native Supports Ballistic Missile Defenders in Spain

A 2015 Colegio Pierre Favre, in Mexico, graduate and Houston native is serving in Spain at U.S. Naval Hospital Rota in support of ballistic-missile defense ships forward-deployed to Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota.

Governor Abbott Appoints Nober And Prodan To The Texas Holocaust And Genocide Commission

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Roger Nober and Virginia Prodan to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission for a terms set to expire on February 1, 2021. The commission ensures that resources are available to students, educators, and the general ...

Vice Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Davis to Host Backpack Giveaway for Families on Aug. 18

On Saturday, August 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Vice Mayor Pro-Tem Jerry Davis, along with Mayor Sylvester Turner, the Black McDonald’s Owner/Operators Association of Greater Houston (BMOA), Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc. Xi Alpha Omega Chapter, W.A.I.I.T, Harris Health, ...

How America's foreclosure capital came back from the dead

Whenever he wants to see his old house, Nezam Juman walks to the edge of his waterfront property and peers around the river's bend. He can just see the roof behind some trees. It was his dream home, paid for ...

CNN poll: Most say Mueller should try to end investigation before Election Day

Two-thirds of Americans, including majorities across party lines, would like to see special counsel Robert Mueller try to finish the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election before voters go to the polls to elect a new Congress this ...

Selfie violence and illegal bathing at Rome's Trevi Fountain

The quest for the perfect Instagram is a pursuit many of us are familiar with -- but hopefully you wouldn't take it as far as these selfie-takers.

The world's first professional fantasy football league uses blockchain technology

A serial entrepreneur wants to create the world's first professional fantasy football league, and he thinks the blockchain -- yes, the blockchain -- is the best way to keep everyone honest as they compete for real money.

Florida governor declares emergency over red tide for 7 counties

Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order Monday declaring a state of emergency for seven counties dealing with an unusually lengthy red tide algae bloom that has killed thousands of marine animals, his office said.