At the Theatre: Front Porch Society plays at the Ensemble

  By Dorris Ellis The Houston Sun Front Porch Society is now playing at the Ensemble Theatre through June 4. Setting in a delta county of Quittman, Mississippi in the city of Marks, seven families come-and-go to the front porches of two delta homes where ladies ages 95-50s bring the world to the audience. The…

Recapture issue is on the ballot through May 6

Saturday, April 22nd the Harris County Democratic Party hosted an extremely informative Funding the Future Forum on the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Recapture ballot initiative at Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Please be aware that early voting starts today! Early Voting will be from April 24th until May 2nd and Election Day is May…

Students burnt up the Texas Southern University Tracks

  Left to right Aleeajah Hosey and Abigail Tello-Mettlach are best friends and Jeremiah Kiplagat, a native of Elboret Kenya. (Photo Credit: Tanuke Smith) Kevin Gill North Shore Track/ Field  and  LeCarl Hayes (Photo Credit: Tanuke Smith) By: Tanuke Smith Students from across the United States, came together at Duley Field to compete in the 66th Annual…

Community college celebrated in May

At NISOD, they know community college faculty, administrators, staff work hard every day to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in their academic pursuits. We are committed to helping you help your students by providing resources, strategies, and ideas that drive teaching, learning, and leadership excellence. As it celebrates National Community College Month, they hope that the public will acknowledge the importance…

Activist Converge On Southlawn Neighborhood For Day of Black Love

  By: Kofi Taharka On Saturday, March 25, 2017 close to a dozen community organizations united to serve the Southlawn Palms Apartment complex. Hundreds of residents came out to receive free food, clothing, health screenings, games and face painting for children. Speakers, music and barbeque filled the air as children played on the newly donated…

There is a new friend on Sesame Street

 “MEET JULIA” DEBUTS APRIL 10 ON HBO             As an extension of Sesame Workshop’s ongoing autism initiative, Julia, a new SESAME STREET Muppet with autism, makes her first appearance during Autism Awareness Month in the episode entitled “Meet Julia,” debuting MONDAY, APRIL 10 (8:00-8:30 a.m. ET/PT) on HBO and HBO Family, and in Spanish on…

TSU Aviation program reaches new milestone

   The Department of Aviation Science and Technology took a major step toward becoming a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved flight program during Spring Break when it took possession of two new aircraft. Matthew Julien, former chief pilot and current first officer for Envoy Airlines, (shown above) earned the privilege of flying TSU’s aircraft to…

Statement from Senator Borris Miles Regarding the UT Houston Land Purchase

“I respect the decision by the University of Texas System (UT) to not proceed with the development of a local campus on the 300 acres located in my Senatorial District. I met with UT administration and leadership several times, and questioned the recently-appointed regents regarding this purchase at their nomination hearing. “My greatest concern regarding the UT land…