Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Cowboys look to build on a year of disappointment

(Photo Credit: Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA (Dez Bryant, Dak Prescott) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons) By Dwain Price FRISCO — Another season of high expectations for the Dallas Cowboys fell way short of its goal. Trying to ride the...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Somewhere It Hides a Well

Learning to look past borderland tropes in Presidio. Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 10:39 am CST A stock pond provides much-needed water for animals on a ranch next to the U.S.-Mexico border near Ruidosa. Sasha Von OldershausenThe photograph, taken in 1975,...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

After Harvey, how should Houston grow?

For years, coverage of any national news story based in Houston was suffused with a tone of astonished revulsion, as if the reporters descending on the city had discovered a barely habitable wasteland in southeast Texas. “This place is a hellhole,...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Former HCC campus president Harmon dies

Dr. William Harmon, who served as president of Houston Community College’s Central campus for more than 11 years, died Dec. 26. He was 76. Harmon served in top-level positions at the University of Virginia, the University of Pittsburgh, Wichita St...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

‘The Real’ renewed through 2020

Jeannie Mai, Adrienne Bailon, Tamera Mowry Housley and Loni Love already have something to celebrate the first week of the year. Their chatfest The Real has just been renewed through 2020 which means that the quartet, after famously losing co-host...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Hoda Kotb will earn a fraction of what Matt Lauer made

Hoda Kotb made history by officially landing Matt Lauer’s former “Today” show job — but she is still being paid around $18 million less per year than her disgraced male predecessor. Kotb was named co-anchor of the NBC franchise, making for its fir...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Essence is Black-owned once again

Essence magazine is once again 100-percent Black-owned. Essence Ventures LLC, an independent African-American owned company, announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Essence Communications from Time, Inc. Essence President Michelle Ebanks prais...