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  In response to the arrests of two Houston Dynamo players earlier this month, Quanell X, the leader of the New Black Panther Party and a local community activist, organized a march against racism on Washington Avenue.  The protest was to be held on February 12. He decided to postpone …

  US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that Self Check, a free online service of E-Verify that allows workers to check their own employment eligibility status, is now available in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. Launched …

  This spring, students from the University of Houston chapter of MAES began volunteering with the robotics program at Reagan High School, located in the Houston Independent School District. The high school students in the robotics club, under the instruction of Mr. Fernando Blasco, design and build robots using FIRST …

  In a tough year, donations nearly double to Latino Giving Houston. A growing membership helped raise 43% more in donations to support the group’s grant making efforts Houston, Texas – February 9, 2012 – Latino Giving Houston, an organization which formed in 2009, plans to award its largest grant …

The largest Latino social media professionals organization opens a Houston chapter. The city will also play host to the 2012 LATISM national conference.

The Fire diverges away from tradition, through its clever integration of multimedia capabilities. This does not necessarily mean that the device can go toe-to-toe with other tablets in terms of processing power or features, but it gives users a unique service.

Houston novelist and radio personality forms a caravan to smuggle “banned” books back into Arizona. The event is in support of the now disbanded Mexican American Studies program, whose students had their Latino literature confiscated.

Unlike many of the young, well-connected tech entrepreneurs portrayed in the media, Galvez, founder of HoustonBookExchange.com, didn’t get funding from a venture capital firm or startup incubator. Instead, this budding tech mogul took a more traditional route.

Young entrepreneurs are the game-changers that America needs right now. (They) are a dynamic resource for national recovery and growth. One Columbiana has set out to help the community while investing in her dream.

  The conservative website Mashregh reported this week that the police has recently instructed toy stores in Iran to take Barbie dolls off the shelves and released an announcement that they can no longer be sold. As a result of the new instructions, some of Tehran’s large toy stores have …