Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

Several Black Caucus want John Conyers to resign

Those members are trying to ease his exit without trampling on his legacy during his 50-plus years in the House. Conyers, a Michigan Democrat, is the longest currently serving member of the House of Representatives. House Minority Leader Nancy P...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

Trump reportedly reignites racist lie about Obama

President Donald Trump is reportedly reviving the racist “birther” conspiracy theory, which claims that President Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States. Trump has been questioning Obama’s birth certificate in “closed-door conversations,”...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

Strangest State: December 2017

Weird news from far-flung Texas. Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 5:13 pm CST Drue Wagner ROCKWALL COUNTY // Responding to a complaint that someone was hunting from a public road, a Texas game warden found three men standing next to a pickup truck. One of t...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

New non-profit helps Harvey victims rebuild

Afhley Lluvia, left, and her mother, Julia, remove clothing from their home which was destroyed by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Hurricane Harvey devastated thousan...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

Your everyday resource guide to surviving Trump

One year after Trump’s electoral college win and resounding popular vote defeat (never forget), there are still daily headlines about Twitter shenanigans that border on declarations of war, budget cuts that gut vital services for millions of Ameri...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

Can Democrats energize HBCU students?

Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities—a group that was once on the frontline in the war for voter equality during the Civil Rights Movement—are no longer easy, dependable votes for the Democratic Party, as their low turnout rat...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

A Little Bit of Faith: Open Arms

dptstaff | November 28, 2017 | EDITORIALS, Religion | COLLEEN WHITE By Dr. Colleen White How amazing is your grace, Lord?How awesome is your love?You love beyond what I canUnderstand and you loveTo the core. Your love endures all thingsAnd it ho...

Southwest / Texas - 6 months ago

Katy’s Deondrick Glass is rolling in playoffs

This is what Katy running back Deondrick Glass has been waiting for. During Katy’s short-lived third round exit from the 2016 high school football playoffs, Glass was hampered with a leg injury. Yet the junior is back to full speed and the unbeate...