Actions and choices forge change

Fifty-years-ago I could not enter the public library in my southern segregated hometown of Lexington, MS. Nor could I attend a high school, the facility built for the Negro students who wished to excel was called, Lexington Attendance Center. There were many basic access problems for the Negro during my childhood. Not to be thwarted…

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UConn conquers March Madness

The 2014 March Madness fever has officially ended in the first week in April with the seventh-seed UConn Huskies bringing home the National Championship Trophy in a 60 to 54 victory over Kentucky. The teams played before a record breaking crowd of 72,239 at the AT&T & Center in Arlington, Texas. The Final Four’s Most…

Is Kim Kardashian truly En Vogue

Byron Halford- Greely Special Contribution The Houston Sun Its kind of crazy how something as seemingly insignificant as a simple magazine cover can cause as much of a stir as the April 2014 issue of Vogue. As you’ve probably heard a million times, its covered by none other than Kim Kardashian and her fiancé the…

Voting on the prevailing side

Many of us are members of various organizations. Sometimes resolutions, proposal and motions are made that frustrates us and we fail to agree with the idea of the proposal’s intended outcome. Our first response is to say with intensity and high emotions, “I don’t like it, and I will not vote for the proposal. We…

Healthcare deadline looms

Through Dorris Eyes: With March 31 as the deadline for the nation to sign-up for health care, the government and private medical firms are working trying to snag and reel in the procrastinators to attach the late comers to their company while the government just want the nation’s citizens to just register. The health coverage…

Another closing that diminished the quality of life

Through Dorris’s Eyes: On the year that the first African-American Woman Elected to Congress Joins Popular Black Heritage Stamp Series, U.S. Postal Service Honors Shirley Chisholm, the US Postal Services attempts to move the communities of the nation backward, instead of forward. The continuous threats to close post offices located in minority neighborhood is evidence…