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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 […]

By: LaTresha Carter After years and years of  fighting the good fight, women of color all over the nation are celebrating the victorious outcome of the 2020 Presidential and Vice President election. Sen. Kamala Harris, a woman of Black and Asian heritage made history on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 when she and former Vice President […]

By KTSU2 News Service Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been elected President and Vice President of the U.S., media organizations reported on Saturday. CNN’s Wolfe Blizter called Biden’s win a “historic moment” in this election.  He said they made the call because Biden had enough votes to win the state of Pennsylvania. Winning Pennsylvania […]

By KTSU2News Service Texas Southern University alumna Teneshia Hudspeth has been elected to the Harris County Clerk’s position. Hudspeth, who has worked in county government for 15 years, was the first African American female chief deputy in that office. Hudspeth, who started in the clerk’s office as an administrative assistant, was running against her former […]

By Lydia Dillard and LaTresha Carter Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins and voters won big on Sunday, as the Texas Supreme Court rejected for the second time Texas Republican efforts to have 127,000 drive-thru votes thrown out. “Those folks will stop at nothing to make sure that the right to vote in this country is […]

   By Janaya Britton My name is Janaya–with a Southern “juh-” , a charismatic “-nye” and a peaceful “-yuh” . My name emerged from my grandmother’s dream of a young Black girl preaching whose name was either Janai or Janaya. The origin is Hebrew and it means “God has answered” or “God’s gracious gift”. This […]

Are we not the same? You and I? We seem to share the same flesh, but the only thing that separates us is the color of our skin that sits in between our eyes.

By Sujata Gupta COVID-19 was called the great equalizer. Nobody was immune; anybody could succumb. But the virus’ spread across the United States is exposing racial fault lines, with early data showing that African-Americans are more likely to die from the disease than white Americans. The data are still piecemeal, with only some states and […]