Categories Archives: State & Local

Who Wants to Be Our Nominee?.

The loss of Harris County Commissioner El Franco Lee this past January triggered a rarely used section of the Texas Election Code. The statute allows for the Party Precinct Chairs from within that official’s jurisdiction to select their nominee upon the ...

The 7th Annual Black Male Summit.

The central theme for the 2016 Black Male Summit is “Smart’n Up”; a saying that encourages Black men and boys to make choices based on intelligence vs ignorance. A sub-focus this year will be the importance of HAVING A PLAN. I am concerned that our ...

Houston Community Gets 2nd Chance.

Over 5,200 in attendance… After weeks of planning, Houston City Council Member Dwight Boykins (Dist. D), his hardworking staff and selfless volunteers pulled off his second annual 2nd Chance Job Fair at the George R. Brown Convention Center that dre ...