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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Texas Legislative Black Caucus presents the 11th African American Summit in Austin

Click Here to launch the gallery. February 28th & March 1st, 2011- the Texas Legislative Black Caucus proudly presents the 11th African American Summit in Austin, Texas. This perennial event brings together policy makers, elected officials, and community activists, as well as future leaders from across Texas for productive and thought provoking policy forums during […]
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LEE JOINS SECRETARY SALAZAR TO DISCUSS DEEP WATER MARINE OIL WELL CONTAINMENT

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE JOINS SECRETARY SALAZAR TO DISCUSS NEW SYSTEM OF DEEP WATER MARINE OIL WELL CONTAINMENT Yesterday, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), ranking member of the House Homeland Security Transportation Security Subcommittee and the author of the REMEDIES Act of 2010 and 2011 dealing with the BP oil spill, joined the Department of […]
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Mayor Parker Announces $25 Million Partnership with Goldman Sachs 10,000

Mayor Parker Announces $25 Million Partnership with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative in Houston Program to Help to Area Businesses to Grow, Create Jobs Mayor Annise Parker today announced that Houston has been selected to join the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative. The initiative, already in place in several other cities, comes with […]
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City of Houston Embarrased by Protests at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Event

For the third straight week grassroots organizations protested outside Houston City Hall presenting demands to city government for changes in police policy and independent civilian oversight. Protest and calls for change have escalated since the public release of a video tape of about a dozen Houston Police beating and stomping a Black teenager named Chad […]
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