Month: February 2023
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 […]
By Amber Land Standing in front of the Martin Luther King building at Texas Southern University is an iconic sculpture called African Queen Mother. Some see it as a fountain—others view it as a landmark for campus directions; however, the 12-foot sculpture is more than that and dates back to early stories passed down through […]