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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Congressional Forum on Voting Rights

WASHINGTON – There is no right more fundamental to being an American than the right to vote. Indeed, our country was founded as a revolt against the denial of the right to voting representation. In spite of this, the past two years have witnessed a raft of new laws restricting access to the polls, threatening […]
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Mayor Parker to Acknowledge Community Partner Data Shredding Services, Inc. Document Shredding Initiative Focuses on ID Theft Prevention

Who: Houston Mayor Annise Parker City Council Member District H & Mayor Pro-Tem Ed Gonzalez Data Shredding Services of Texas, Inc. What: Mayor’s Proclamation of “Data Shredding Services of Texas Day” – July 31, 2012 ID Theft Prevention & Document Shredding Events – Announcement When: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 1:15 p.m. (before City Council Session) […]
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Texas Southern Earns Top Ranking as “Degree Producer” Among African America & Hispanic Students

In two recent separately released reports, one by the Texas Higher Education Journal and one by Diverse Issues In Higher Education, Texas Southern University was recognized as a leading producer of bachelor’s and graduate degrees among African-American and Hispanic students. The Texas Higher Education Journal reported that in Texas, TSU ranked first with an 87 […]
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Houston Lands Largest Passenger Aircraft in the World; Historic Flight is a First for Texas

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is welcoming the largest passenger aircraft in the world to Texas. The Lufthansa A380 will make its first arrival at Intercontinental on Wednesday, August 1, and is inviting Houston to the “A380 Houston Party” to celebrate from noon – 2 p.m. at FM 1960, just east of Farrell Road, Houston, […]
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