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There’s no use crying over spilt milk, and no one reportedly did after a truck lost part of its load of milk cartons yesterday (February 8th.) The milk and cartons were spread across I-45 after a three-vehicle collision caused the truck to lose part of its load northeast of downtown Houston. A driver involved in […]

Here’s the lineup for Beyoncé’s “The Formation World Tour”    Wed. April 27 – Miami, FL (Marlins Park) Fri. April 29 – Tampa, FL (Raymond James Stadium) Sun. May 1 – Atlanta, GA (Georgia Dome) Tue. May 3 – Raleigh, NC (Carter-Finley Stadium) Thu. May 5 – Nashville, TN (Nissan Stadium) Sat. May 7 – Houston, […]

Songwriters and Producers,  Houston’s own multiplatinum, GRAMMY nominated songwriter Tami LaTrell will be a guest speaker tomorrow Wednesday Feb. 3rd for the “Protecting Your Assets & Collecting Your Royalties” panel alongside the prestigious Attorney Ricky Anderson and Dedra Davis, ESQ!  This seminar is FREE and open to the public!  When: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 5PM […]

Upon Monday morning, January 4th, 2016 the city of Houston welcomed its new mayor, plus the elected controller and other council members at the Inaugural Ceremony.  A record crowd gathered at the Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts in downtown Houston to witness the former city councilman take his oath of office as the […]

Harris County Precinct 1 Commissioner, El Franco Lee has died Sunday morning. Sources confirmed that the cause of death was a heart attack. The commissioner was a native Houstonian and graduate of Texas Southern University who started his political career in 1979 when he was elected as the first African-American Harris County Commissioner. He was […]

Audrey Lawson passed on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Audrey Lawson enjoyed 83 years of life and 61 years of marriage to Rev Bill Lawson, Pastor Emeritus of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. She’s also the mother of four (Melanie, Cheryl, Eric and Roxanne, grandmother to Robyn and Raven Trump). There will be a visitation on Thursday, December […]

John Rudley, president of Texas Southern University, announced at Saturday’s commencement ceremony that he will be resigning after 8 1/2 years. He’s done a lot for the university in his tenure, aggressively expanding programs and raising standards. He proudly leaves TSU in better shape than it was when he took over in 2008 after the […]

Veteran lawmaker Sylvester Turner won a close run-off election Saturday against businessman Bill King for the office of Mayor for the City Of Houston. According to results, Turner received the majority with 50% of the votes compared to King’s 49%. The margin was slightly more than 4000 votes. Turner has previously run for mayor twice. […]

As a fellow black graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, I felt that it was my duty to sound off on (by this I mean roast) Abigail Fisher and Antonin Scalia. Abigail Fisher was rejected admission into UT and blames affirmative action because she is white. Ironically enough, according to TIME’s 2013 article, […]

Fort Bend County Health & Human Services Hosts: Spay & Neuter SNAP Clinic Tuesday, December 15, 2015 Rosenberg Annex 4520 Reading Rd. Rosenberg, TX 77471 Making the responsible decision of spaying or neutering your pet contributes to decreasing the overpopulation of pets in Fort Bend County. You are helping improve the safety and health of […]

Though Wickett Crickett primarily promoted raps shows and was a huge part of the Houston rap scene, many people know him from his charity work around the city. He had a bigger than life personality and an even bigger heart. Always willing to help an artist gain exposure for their music and quick to donate […]

The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will occur from Monday, November 30, 2015 through Friday, December 12, 2015 in Paris, France. This gathering will also be the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the […]