By Kennedi Robinson, Texas Southern University Dr. Dianne Jemison-Pollard holds a near and dear place in the heart of Texas Southern University. Jemison-Pollard’s infectious spirit and creative successes have opened many doors and allowed her to partake in numerous opportunities around the world as well as on the university’s campus. With more than 40 years […]
By Lydia Dillard, Texas Southern University A crown serves as part of an embraced identity. It is a badge of honor resting effortlessly amongst the highest point. My crown happens to be thick, curly, and typically high maintenance. It barely reaches my shoulders and poofs in the damp Houston weather. My crown is of course […]
By Kennedi Robinson, Texas Southern University Growing up in the Settegast area of Houston, Dr. Anne Lundy knew that there was nothing she appreciated and loved more in the world than the art of music. Lundy has transformed her dreams into reality and made it her duty to give other African American instrumentalists the opportunity […]
Florence Alma Bandy-Norman was the first Black head librarian at Houston’s Colored Carnegie Library By Kennedi Robinson, Texas Southern University Realizing her love for reading books and discovering new information were passions, Florence Bandy-Norman made it a priority to get her college education by any means so she could pursue her dream of becoming a […]
By Lydia Dillard, Texas Southern University Time steadily ticked away as Jonah Elijah only had two days to complete the biggest project of his rising career. Within those two days, the Houston Third Ward native sketched and painted a two-block-long Black Lives Matter mural to honor the life of a Houston native, whose name resonates […]
Kamala Harris officially became the 49th vice president of the U.S. on January 20 in Washington, D.C.
Joesph Biden officially became the 46th president of the U.S. on January 20 at noon in Washington, D.C.
By KTSU2 News Service Texas Southern University’s internationally noted debate team gave a rousing performance during a presidential pre-inaugural virtual event Tuesday designed to promote unity and celebrate the resiliency, culture and heroism of the Black community. The performance titled “Democracy Prevails” was pre-recorded and streamed live on bideninaugural.org/watch/ . The two-minute and six second […]
By KTSU2 News Service A Texas Southern University student said the mob violence at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday was unbelievable and that America needs to come together and not allow the divisive leadership of President Trump to further divide the nation. Deona Braxton said no one wins from violent confrontation. “I can’t believe that in […]
By KTSU2 News Service Violent protest erupted in Washington, D.C. Wednesday when pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building attempting to stop lawmakers from certifying Electoral College votes declaring Joe Biden President-elect. Thousands of protestors poured onto the Capitol grounds, scaled the west wall, clashed with police, broke past barriers and stormed into the congressional […]