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IntegratedIn 1963, more than a quarter-million people gathered in Washington, D.C. for the historic Great March for Jobs and Freedom. This was a watershed moment in American history, giving unprecedented voice to the hardships facing Blacks as they sought a fair shot at an elusive dream. In 2013, America witnessed the second inauguration of our first Black president. Much has changed in 50 years.

cstemchallenge1Representative Sylvester Turner’s Family Day 2013 will be the biggest and best event ever seen in Northwest Houston.

 

 

 

cstemchallenge1Funds Raised Benefit Sisters Network Breast Cancer Assistance Program (BCAP)

cstemchallenge1Last November, Houston voters went to the polls and passed a massive 1.89 billion bond package for the Houston Independent School District (HISD). The bond passed by a margin of nearly 2-1 and received significant African-American support at the polls, with the re-election bid of President Barack Obama driving the numbers.

cstemchallenge1Come experience the CSTEM Challenge and iStem Olympiad, an innovative, integrated and team-oriented competition that challenges students, PreK-12th grade, to solve real-world problems using STEM driven applications. Students from the Houston metro area will be competing in the areas of robotics, mural, green, geographical information systems, sculpture, creative writing and quiz bowl. All students participating in the CSTEM Challenge have been preparing projects since the Fall to compete in all seven of the events, rather than any single area. It’s all taking place at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Saturday, April 6th from 8 am – 5 pm.

 

 

 

 

VotersApril 4, 2013 will be the 45th Anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. It always puzzles me why so many of those who so vocally celebrate Dr. King’s birthday, let the historic day of assassination go by so quietly. I am cynical enough to believe that their quietness is another payment for having President Reagan sign a bill making his birthday a national holiday.

AActionA decade after carefully ruling in two University of Michigan cases – striking down the undergraduate admissions procedures and upholding those implemented by the law school – the U.S. Supreme Court seems on course to strike down even the mildest form of affirmative action admissions in higher education.

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