Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Surge in Obamacare signups surprises experts

After a slash in advertising funding and dire predictions from experts, signups for Obamacare have surged in the first weeks of open enrollment. The uptick in signups is exactly what supporters of the healthcare law were hoping for but experts urg...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Jim Crow South

Sharing is caring!   HOUSTON – “I am a son of the segregated south. I love my country. I salute the flag. I say the pledge of allegiance. However, the truth is that although I love my country, a good many of my countrymen haven’t always love me. A...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Meet The World Series Champions

Sharing is caring! Meet Gary George Pettis born April 3, 1958 in Oakland California. Houston Astros third base coach who played a critical role in the Astros World Championship. If you’re not familiar with him he was the guy who was always twirlin...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

“A Literary Café”

Sharing is caring! Stafford, Texas. The Arts and Letters Committee of the Suburban Houston Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter (SHFBAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated in partnership with Suburban Sugar Land Women (SSLW) invited the public to at...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

A Hater can’t do nothing But Hate!

Sharing is caring! By: Roy Douglas Malonson, Publisher of African-American News & Issues & Author of column series We MUST UnderstandThe young people of today have developed a term that describes, someone who is discouragingly negative abo...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

What Tax Reform Means for District 30

Sharing is caring! After countless hours of debate and many months of waiting, a vote on tax reform is finally upon us. The Trump Administration has made many promises to the American people, including a promise to make sure that the middle class...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Build a Business Your Way

Photo courtesy of Getty Images via Family Features (Family Features) Creating a business from the ground up is no small endeavor. From planning to financing to putting standard business services in place, there’s a lot to tackle. All of that is i...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Meet the Oldest Living U.S. Veteran

Richard Overton, the oldest recorded living US veteran, surveys the backyard of his home in Austin, Texas. He served for the Army in the Pacific during World War II. (Credit: Jack Plunkett / AP Images for Philips Lifeline) BY JESSE GREENSPAN, Histo...