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The School of Communication and KTSU2 will host a virtual finals’ bash Friday, April 30 at noon on Zoom. The event is titled “Countdown to Finals” and is designed to give students that last big push before final exams, which are May 3 -7. “We know that our students have had a very challenging semester […]

A Minneapolis jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of murder in the death of George Floyd,  the Third Ward native who died when the officer pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds last May.   The verdict of the former Minneapolis police officer was announced on Tuesday afternoon.   Chauvin was found guilty […]

The young and talented Jaelyn “JaeRene” Chapman was involved and killed in a fatal wrong-way car accident with a highly intoxicated driver on Westpark Tollway on April 7, 2021. The accident occurred just after 2 a.m. in the inbound lanes near Dunvale with three other individuals in the vehicle that are currently in critical condition. […]

By Dexter Maryland The mighty Texas Southern University Tigers steamed past the Mountaineers of Mount St. Mary’s University 60 to 52 in the first game of the NCAA Basketball Tournament today. TSU alumni, students, and Tiger fans, who watched the game outside of Sawyer auditorium, were thrilled with the win. Guard John Jones vlogs about […]

By Kennedi Robinson Texas Southern University’s very own, Megan (Pete) Thee Stallion, had a stellar and history making filled night at Sunday’s 63rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony. The rapper took home three GRAMMY awards including: “Savage Remix” ft. Beyonce for Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance at the GRAMMYs, and Best New Artist. Megan is […]

By Serbino Sandifer-Walker, Texas Southern University Harris County Clerk Teneshia Hudspeth said while she feels a great sense of accomplishment being elected the first African American female to the clerk’s office, she wants her success to inspire others to consider running for public office. “It feels amazing, but now that I’ve made history…we must continue […]

By Serbino Sandifer-Walker  Texas Southern University Deep in the heart of the Texas town of Rosenberg, there’s a cowboy named Larry Callies who has turned his passion and reverence for Texas history into a life-long mission; a mission to educate the world about Black cowboys through a museum he founded in 2017. Tucked almost unnoticeably […]

By Lydia Dillard, Texas Southern University After spending 18 and ½ years in a Texas prison and 12 of those years on death row for a crime he did not commit, Anthony Graves relentlessly fights for a fair justice system while serving his community and recently starting a position in the Harris County Public Defender’s […]

By Kennedi Robinson, Texas Southern University Going from just a settlement to becoming the “Black Wall Street” of Houston, Freedmen’s Town stands as the “Mother Ward” of the city in the Fourth Ward community. The historic hometown ensures that the stories and heritage of our ancestors are never dismissed. When the emancipation of slaves finally […]

By Breyia Walker, Texas Southern University In March 2019, Kamala Harris’ campaign stump speech mesmerized Houston’s Harris supporters. What the audience didn’t know at the time was that this would become a historic moment in Harris County history; they were in the presence of the future first female vice president of the United States. “This […]