Author Archives: Houmanitarian

Town Hall on Race and Policing Brings Concerned Houstonians Together With Law Enforcement

While much of the nation feels like it is forming into camps that are focused solely on race or police safety, Houston congressman Rep, Al Green brought a community forum together to discuss the raw issues specifically being felt in Houston.
(Video: KTRK 13 News)


Community meeting was held over the weekend.



Sandra Bland Remembered One Year After Arrest:

Activists, Friends, & Family Renew Calls for Reform

While the rest of the nation and Texas is still reeling from the latest racially charged incidents in Dallas, Baton Rouge and Minnesota, just miles outside of Houston others are remembering Sandra Bland. The Prarie View A&M grad and Black Lives Matter activist was arrested in a traffic stop in Waller county just a year ago in an incident still mired in controversy. Family, friends, and activists gathered to remember her on Sunday.
(Video: KHOU 11 News)


Photo: Texas Observer

High Court Deadlocks on Immigration Order Case

After the Supreme Court deadlocked on the White House’s immigration plan last week, the ruling of the lower court was allowed to stand. A situation which continues lots of pain for families of undocumented aliens split apart.
(Video: KTRK 13 News)


Responses to the Supreme Court immigration decision (Houston Chronicle)