Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. settles civil sex abuse case
Gooding settled accusations that he raped a woman a decade ago, according to court records.
City of Houston, DOJ reach settlement on alleged illegal dumping discrimination
The city is required to do more community outreach, monitor and provide data and more.
SHAPE’s 44th Annual Pan-African Festival a success
SHAPE Community Center’s Pan-African Festival again celebrated family, community and African liberation.
County unveils guaranteed income for struggling families
The program will provide low-income families with direct financial support for rent, groceries and more.
Tackle your first 5K with these beginner tips
Here’s how to take on that 3.1-mile race — and enjoy the pride that goes with it.
Top 5 social media acronyms that confuse most Americans
Do you know the most confusing internet and social media acronyms? Check out our picks.
Pregnancy and sports a challenging combination for female pro athletes
Juggling parenthood and a professional sports career is part of many issues female athletes face.
Texans safety Jalen Pitre ready to elevate game
After his rookie campaign, many predict Pitre could be the Texans’ next breakout star.
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After years of threats, a feud ends with a Black mom dead and her white neighbor arrested
Authorities came under pressure Tuesday to arrest and charge Susan Louise Lorincz.
Lifetime depression rates of Blacks surpass whites, others
Gallup found that whites had slightly higher rates, but Blacks and Hispanics now suffer most.
Black mother gunned down in front of her kids
A.J. Owen’s children were playing when their neighbor “began yelling at them and calling them racial slurs.”
OTR Exposure camps keep athletes active
OTR Exposure will be hosting summer long basketball camps for athletes of all skill levels.
To the Point, Red Summer of 1919 redo
Defender’s Aswad Walker shares the most important tool to have in a Red Summer Redo.
Former Playboy model accuses Bill Cosby of 1969 sexual assault
The former model has sued Cosby, alleging he drugged, sexually assaulted her and another woman.
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Quiet Hiring: What are the red flags?
Have you heard of quiet hiring? Find out what it is, why it’s gaining popularity, and whether it could affect…
Wazobia African Market celebrates 10 years serving community
Texas’ largest African grocery store in will mark its 10-year anniversary with a community-wide celebration.
How breathwork can help Black community with stress
Author Zee Clarke talks about how breathwork can reinvigorate and heal us during stressful times.
HBCUs disrupted by bomb threats get Project SERV grants
The short-term grants are for local educational agencies and universities that have experienced violence.
What happened to journalism’s racial reckoning?
After George Floyd’s murder, white-owned newsrooms promised to support Black journalists. What happened?
What should I do on the death anniversary?
More are asking this question as U.S. mass killings rise.
Study: Depression in Black and Hispanic communities surpass whites
Depression rates of Black and Hispanic adults have now passed white adults.
Civil rights groups warn tourists about Florida in wake of ‘hostile’ laws
Groups advise recent laws are “hostile toward African Americans, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals.”