Category : Southwest

Southwest / Texas - 11 hours ago

Black Ink celebrates Black literature

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Read this. And that. Read what’s next to it, what’s above it, and the next page. Read it, because words soar. Read it because you can. As you’ll see in “Black Ink,” edited by Stephanie Stokes Oliver, it wasn’t always so. For...

Southwest / Texas - 18 hours ago

Migos’ Quavo Shines in Celebrity Game

Rapper Quavo, center, the MVP of the NBA All-Star celebrity basketball game, holds his trophy as he poses with his Migos bandmates Offset, left, and Takeoff following the game Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) (AP) –...

Southwest / Texas - 23 hours ago

The T.R.U.T.H Project kicks off ‘Hear Me’

Anyone watching the news knows today’s youth will not be silenced. From tackling gun violence, to speaking out against bullying and discrimination, more and more young people are speaking their truths. Now, three local teens are joining the campai...

Southwest / Texas - 23 hours ago

New tax scam can cause entire refund to vanish

The IRS told a Chicago TV station that people are being targeted by scams from all directions. Not only are there fake IRS calls, but there are new tax scams gaining popularity, including one where your entire tax return can vanish. More than 12,0...

Southwest / Texas - 1 day ago

High Speed Rail: On Track

For nearly a year, I have been in constant contact with Nancy, a younger family member who lived in Japan for a year teaching English.  She recently returned home to her beloved Houston and the next day returned to the University of Houston for adva...

Southwest / Texas - 1 day ago

Postseason madness begins for high school basketball

  Let the boys’ high school basketball playoffs commence. With the girls already steamrolling toward a regional tournament, the boys’ division will open the postseason with their eyes on the big prize. Westside High School head boys’ basketball co...