Since grade school, Jesha Magee, 27, a law student at Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, practiced a strong need to help others on a small or large scale. “I used to get in trouble in school for sticking up for my friends,” the Fort Worth native said. “And different administrators would say, ‘You can’t […]
On March 4, 1960, several students from Texas Southern University held the first sit-in in Houston at a Weingarten’s grocery store lunch counter, which ultimately played a role in ending segregation across the city.
Dozens of students scurred into a small room just to the right of Kashmere highschool’s cafeteria. Some spoke with their friends, laughing and enjoying one another, while others sat by themselves, observing the scene. Suddenly, the doors swung open, and their lives changed forever. On Wednesday, Feb. 23, Howdy Ice Cream store owner Roderick Batson […]
Texas’ first Black ski club is breaking barriers in the Lone Star state and beyond.
By: Karina Hollingsworth It was a sunny, cool day at Clear Lake Park with a light breeze that quickly came and went. The breeze allowed the fishing line to freely float in the peaceful water while awaiting the first bite of the day. “It’s relaxing.” Wanda Franklin said. This is the kind of day Willard […]
One night in August 1973, an artist named DJ Kool Herc set down two vinyl disks, scratching them in a way that sounded unusual at the time. He could not have guessed what impact that one moment would ultimately have on music. Since then, other artists from around the world have pushed the boundaries of […]
“Yes, you won. You’ve won the game of life.”
– UC Health Doctors
Atlanta rapper Clifford, T.I.,’ Harris made a surprise visit to Texas Southern University to announce his partnership with Moolah Wireless and provide free tablets for TSU students.
Nikole Hannah-Jones entered a room filled with eager reporters and students alike; notebooks titled ‘Center for Journalism and Democracy’ topped tables as attendees acted as witnesses and record keepers to the history being made. This was the beginning of the Democracy Summit in Washington, D.C. In the inaugural opening of The Center for Journalism and […]
As a Texas Southern University (TSU) Grad, We Care Rx Pharmacy owner, Dr. Brandy Williams, understands the struggle of long days and nights studying, searching, pleading, and applying for funding to purchase reading materials and items needed to get through the pharmacology program. Recently contributing $100,000 to TSU’s pharmacy program, Williams’ plans to continue these […]