Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Black fans blast RodeoHouston lineup

RodeoHouston just announced the big names who will be joining Garth Brooks at NRG Stadium this year and some Black fans are not happy about the Black talent. Usually, Black Heritage Night brings in some of the biggest Black artists. This year, the...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

What to watch for in pro sports

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) tries to evade Tennessee Titans defensive end Jurrell Casey (99) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith) As 2018 begins, questi...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

10 high school football players to watch in 2018

High school football reigns in Texas and 2018 will be no exception as talented players line the roster of teams all over the area. But there are some standouts to keep an eye on. Here are the Defender’s ten players to watch in 2018. 1. Ladarius Ow...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Ten to watch in 2018

The new year is here and all across the country, people have begun making big moves. Check out these ten to watch on the local and national levels. Mayor Sylvester Turner Of course, Houston’s mayor tops the list. In the second year of his four-yea...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Educator and activist Nellye Punch remembered

Nellye J. Punch, a teacher, education advocate and noted Fifth Ward volunteer, died on Dec. 25 at age 96. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 6 at 11 a.m. at Pinecrest Presbyterian Church, 4913 Market St. Mrs. Punch taught thousands of...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Side hustles you can start with no money

Starting a business is often a pricey ordeal, but no- to low-cost ideas exist for aspiring entrepreneurs with unique and marketable talent. Take inventory of the skills you already possess, recommends Holly Reisem Hanna, founder of career blog The...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Justice Department revokes Obama-era marijuana policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Thursday that he’s rescinding a marijuana policy from President Barack Obama’s administration that gave states a free hand to decriminalize weed, CNNreported. This signals a return to enforcement of str...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Trump dismantles Voter Fraud Commission

President Donald Trump dissolved his voter fraud commission in the face of several lawsuits and widespread criticism, the Washington Post reported. But the fight against the president’s efforts to limit voting rights continues. “While we are grati...