ABC’S ‘Black-ish’ Tackles COVID-19, Systemic Racism And 2020 Presidential Election In Seventh Season

By Mariah B. Campbell Oct. 21st, 2020 As ABC’s hit tv show, ‘Black-ish’, prepares to premiere its seventh season, cast members share how the show will continue reflecting the reality of Black life during a time of COVID-19, racial injustice, and the upcoming presidential election. From the coronavirus pandemic to the police killings of unarmed black men and women, the year’s unfavorable chain of events … Continue reading ABC’S ‘Black-ish’ Tackles COVID-19, Systemic Racism And 2020 Presidential Election In Seventh Season

It’s Not Just Who You Vote For, It’s How

By Josiah Mabry September 21st, 2020 In the political world, social media, and other various platforms in the U.S., there has been a debate amongst under-represented groups regarding the value of their vote. For minorities, reasons of apathy can be understood given the historical adversity they have dealt with. But if these disenfranchised groups lose agency in their voting power, could the nation’s future plunge … Continue reading It’s Not Just Who You Vote For, It’s How

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HBCU in LAcreates pipeline for blacks in Hollywood

By: Mariah B. Campbell, Contributing Writer Founder and CEO of the Entertainment Industry CollegeOutreach Program (EICOP), Stacy Milner, visited Texas Southern University onNov. 13 to promote an internship that gives HBCU students access to companiesand careers within the entertainment industry. EICOP’s HBCU in LA is an 8-10-week paid summerinternship based in Los Angeles, California that prepares and develops the nextgeneration of African-American media production professionals. … Continue reading HBCU in LAcreates pipeline for blacks in Hollywood

The Other Side of the Story – The Untold Truths of Cameron Brewer

By Tasha Poullard – TSU Herald News Editor | Opinions Contributor Almost everyone I know has seen video footage – countless hours upon end that feature unarmed Black men being gunned down in the streets by law enforcement. We just recently witnessed the trial of former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger who was found guilty of shooting and killing Botham Jean (26) in his own … Continue reading The Other Side of the Story – The Untold Truths of Cameron Brewer

Self Realization Attracts Love

By Tasha Poullard, News Editor | Opinions Contributor  I was invited to join a Facebook group titled “Why He Won’t Marry You”. The title itself is very interesting. And I was surprisingly shocked to see the humble exchange in dialogue about the meme I posted (above). Which, started me to thinking about what I want in a future marriage. Especially when one of the gentleman … Continue reading Self Realization Attracts Love

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Be cautious, be safe: Street closures due to Democratic primary debate

Due to the Democratic primary debate to be held at TSU on Thursday, September 12, there will be temporary street closures between beginning at 1:30 p.m. until 3 a.m. on Friday, September 13. : Ennis St. (Truxillo to Blodgett – hard shutdown; no vehicular traffic) Blodgett St. (Delano to Ennis – hard shutdown; no vehicular traffic) Blodgett St. (Ennis to Tierwester -west-bound – event ticketholders only); … Continue reading Be cautious, be safe: Street closures due to Democratic primary debate

For Us, By Us

By Sacha Flynn Oct. 4, 2020 These native Houstonians make history as the first, youngest, black-owned cell phone repair business in Pearland, Tx. They transitioned from a mobile electronic repair service to a cell phone/electronic repair storefront. Formerly known as The Phanily-Tech, The Phone Plug has been servicing the Houston area since 2014. With over one thousand transactions on eBay and with customers in all … Continue reading For Us, By Us

1033 program: The “Killology” of Warrior Cops in the 21st Century

By Tasha Poullard – TSU Herald News Editor | Opinions Contributor The “Police Are at War” Mentality It has become common place to now see images of local police wearing military helmets and masks, carrying high-powered assault rifles and riding in mine-resistant armored vehicles. For me personally, it’s both scary and unnerving when I witness officers who’re heavily armed providing normalized police services, while creating … Continue reading 1033 program: The “Killology” of Warrior Cops in the 21st Century

Supreme Court Race Case -Byron Allen v. Comcast

By Tasha Poullard – TSU Herald News Editor | Opinions Contributor “We’ve been positioned to fail. We were brought here to create wealth not have it, share it or be it.” says Byron Allen. As he conducts a sit-down interview with The Breakfast Club back in October of this year. African American Media Mogul Byron Allen lays it out on the line. He breaks down … Continue reading Supreme Court Race Case -Byron Allen v. Comcast

Gyno. Tomorrow. 9:30: T.I. Is On Hymen Duty

By Tashandra Poullard – TSU Herald News Editor | Opinions Contributor “Gyno. Tomorrow. 9:30” Can you imagine waking up to this sticky note being stuck on your door – by your father – in regards to your first gynecology visit? Rapper and actor T.I. said in an interview that aired Tuesday that he goes with his 18-year-old daughter Deyiah – to the gynecologist each year to “check … Continue reading Gyno. Tomorrow. 9:30: T.I. Is On Hymen Duty