By: Chandrelle Lazard (Chandrelle wrote this article on March 4, 2020, the 60th anniversary of the sit-in. Mr. Bland transitioned on July 9, 2020.) HOUSTON— The spirit of justice, passion and civil rights surrounded the illustrious Texas Southern University campus sixty years ago today. Even though the laws of Jim Crow stood in opposition and […]
Legendary Texas Southern University debate coach Dr. Thomas F. Freeman spoke at the 19th Annual Barbara Jordan Lecture Series “The Pursuit of Excellence in the Forensic Arts” on Feb. 12, 2020; it would be one of his last speeches before transitioning on June 6, 2020.
By: Isaiah Robinson HOUSTON—Due to the rising surge in coronavirus cases, Texas Southern University will move to a 13-week schedule for the upcoming fall semester, which has students completing the term before the Thanksgiving break. The decision to shift to a modified schedule comes after a startling spike in COVID-19 cases overwhelmed not only the […]
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 KTSU2News Wire Over 1,000 people streamed into Hermann Square at Houston city hall for a candle light vigil for #VanessaGuillen, a soldier stationed at Fort Hood who was brutally murdered. The crowd marched from Discovery Green to city hall on July 4 demanding the military be more forthright about what happened to Guillen who […]
By KTSU2News Wire Over 1,000 people chanted #NoMas on the steps of Houston’s city hall on July 4 as they demanded justice for #VanessaGuillen, a soldier stationed at Fort Hood who was brutally murdered. The crowd marched from Discovery Green to Hermann Square demanding the military be more forthright about what happened to Guillen who […]
By Isaiah Robinson HOUSTON—Against the odds, a positive and faith-driven African-American woman is throwing her name in the ring to run for 2020 president as an independent. Jade Simmons, a woman full of life, love and energy who is looking to bring a new light to the White House. A vibrant voice for truth on […]
By: Isaiah Robinson HOUSTON—Texas Southern University is strategically planning and preparing for students’ return to campus with a phased re-opening system called, “Return to TigerLand”, for the Fall 2020 semester as COVID-19 relentlessly strikes the Houston community. With growing concerns regarding the safety of students and faculty mounting as the beginning of the school year […]
Despite the decision to cancel the commencement ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas Southern University held a virtual commencement May 9, 2020 in replacement to celebrate the graduating seniors.
Texas Southern University is providing the opportunity for students to receive emergency funding through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).