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HBCU in LA creates 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 LA creates pipeline for blacks in Hollywood

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

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

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

TSU hosts first presidential forum with She The People

Written by Ryan Nickerson, Managing Editor When asked about how she would address voters who may be interested in voting for a woman president but may vote for a male candidate out of fear, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren rolled up her sleeves and said: “Here’s how I see it”. Then an audience member shouted, “Tell us how you see it!” and the forum erupted in … Continue reading TSU hosts first presidential forum with She The People

$15 Million for TSU’s Front Door

On February 11th, 2019, the City of Houston partnered up with Texas Southern University and Clark Condon Engineering firm to host a town hall meeting to inform residents about the proposed changes to Cleburne Street. Beginning May 2019, the  street will be remodeled from Ennis Street all the way down to Scott Street, in hopes to improve the street’s quality and aesthetic.  These efforts hope … Continue reading $15 Million for TSU’s Front Door

Blackface Within Our Government

By Trey Waddy Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has been under constant pressure following the surfacing of an old medical yearbook photo of him wearing blackface from 1984. The photo in question has what seems to be Northam in blackface standing next to someone dressed as a Ku Klux Klan member. Though Northam denies any connection to the racist blackface photo, he made a statement that … Continue reading Blackface Within Our Government

Issa Immigrant

By Jasmine Adams In 21 Savage’s 2017 song Nothin’ New, he raps,“Shit gettin outrageous, treat us like slaves, then they lock us up in cages.” From his debut album, ‘Issa Album’, the song is a brutally honest reflection that flows like an old 2Pac song, addressing the ills and experiences of growing up Black, poor and misguided. Growth and maturity from an artist is a … Continue reading Issa Immigrant