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Source: blackfacts.com 1989 – Colonel Frederick D. Gregory becomes the first African American to lead a space mission 1986 – George Branaham is the first African American to ever win a Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) title. 1963 – John Fitzgerald Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas 1942 – Guion S. Bluford, Jr., Ph. D. (Colonel, […]

December 4, 2009 – Ginuwine, KC & JoJo, Dru Hill December 11, 2009 – Al Jarreau Christmas Click here for a complete schedule of upcoming shows at the Arena Theatre

Black Friday is upon us and the deals are flowing freely.  Check out some of the deals that the largest retailers are offering.  Electronics this year are on deep discount, so do not miss out! WAL-MART BLACK FRIDAY DEALS: 50-inch plasma TV — $598 Magnavox Blu-Ray player — $78 Barbie Power Wheels rideable toy Jeep […]

Source: Click2houston.com Mayor James Thompson Robbed At Gunpoint SUGAR LAND, Texas — Sugar Land’s mayor is the latest victim of a driveway robbery in his city, KPRC Local 2 reported. Sugar Land police said the robbery happened at Mayor James Thompson’s home on Hodges Bend Circle at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. He had just returned […]

Source: blackfacts.com 1984 – Protests against apartheid and the Reagan administration began nationwide. Many highly regarded Blacks participated. Randall Robinson, Walter Fountroy, and Mary Frances Berry were arrested at a sit-in at the South African Embassy. 1865  – Shaw University was founded in Raleigh, North Carolina. 1784 – French General Lafayette honored James Armistead for […]

HOUSTON — An arrest has been made in connection with the Heights-area serial arsonist investigation, KPRC Local 2 reported Friday.  Houston Fire Department officials said David Joseph Prince was arrested on Friday and charged with one count of state arson charges.  He has been accused of setting the fire at 807 W. 12th on Sept. […]

CLICK HERE to see a schedule of upcoming concerts at the legendary Arena Theatre

Source: click2houston.com HOUSTON — Road hazards, like potholes and dangerous debris, can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your vehicle. One woman asked KPRC Local 2 investigative reporter Amy Davis when those hazards are on private property, who’s responsible for the damage? Davis explained who should pay up. You’d hope that any business that […]

Houston’s Mayoral runoff election is right around the corner! CLICK HERE for important voting information, including deadlines and early voting locations.

From MSNBC: Military prosecutors charged Fort Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan with 13 counts of premeditated murder Thursday. Hasan, 39, is accused of opening fire at Fort Hood’s crowded Soldiers Readiness Processing Center, where troops get medical checkups before deploying abroad. The rampage is described as one of the worst mass shootings on […]

Tucked between warehouses and woods in west Houston, the Rainard School for Gifted Students is a sanctuary for children who have felt alienated and ostracized at other campuses. Students must have an IQ of at least 135 to be admitted to the nonprofit campus, where educators strive to provide an abundance of patience, sensitivity and […]

State treasury lost $19.5M to Madoff By R.G. RATCLIFFE Via: Chron.com AUSTIN – The Texas treasury lost $19.5 million through an investment in the Ponzi scheme run by convicted financial swindler Bernard Madoff. The money was part of a $224.5 million investment the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Co. had with a Texas-based hedge fund called […]