My children go to a small Christian private school. One of the most popular teachers has been called up to go to Afghanistan for another tour. Read more

Julian Castro is finally getting the media attention he deserves. All he had to do was drop his bid for the Democratic nomination for president and stump for Elizabeth Warren. Read more

Impeachments aren’t what they used to be. Today, young people are supposed to be excited that the president withheld taxpayer money from Ukraine — a half-billion-dollar foreign aid package that ticks off most Americans under any circumstances, going to a country notable for not being our cou… Read more

There are certain famous people we know by one name, but in Fort Bend County, the only person I’ve ever known like that was Rocket. Read more

The magician snaps his fingers and a ball disappears right in front of our eyes. Hey, I watched an elephant disappear not 20 feet from where I was sitting during an exhibition of magic by Siegfried and Roy in the 1980s. Read more

I’m not much for the outdoors.Winters are the worst as I hate being cold. I’m bundled up in socks, sweat pants, and a robe every evening the thermometer dips below 60 degrees. Read more

I was flipping through a glossy home decor magazine and stopped at a section on bathrooms. Read more

Mind yo’ own business was something I heard as a kid when I was caught trying to eavesdrop on grown folks’ conversation. Read more

Before the dust even began to settle from Gov. Greg Abbott’s attacks on Austin about its policies toward homelessness, he stirred up more controversy by announcing he’s not going to allow resettlement of refugees in Texas. Read more

Criminal activity imposes huge costs on black residents in low-income neighborhoods of cities such as Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia and many others. Read more

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