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Shaquille O’Neal’s daughter, Amirah O’Neal, is following in her brother’s footsteps in committing to an HBCU, specifically Texas Southern University. Shaqir O’Neal, 18, announced his commitment to TSU earlier this year. Amirah is leaving Louisiana State University (LSU) and made an Instagram post announcing her decision with a short caption. “I see the doubt in […]

Texas Southern University has named Mr. Brian Simmons as the new Director of The Ocean of Soul Marching Band and an instructor in the Music Department. He will step into this new role on Monday, July 5th, 2021.  “It is an honor to join the TSU Family. Texas Southern has always been a respected rival […]

The Texas Southern University Board of Regents unanimously selected Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young as TSU’s 13th president following today’s vote of confirmation. Dr. Crumpton-Young will assume her role at TSU on July 1. “Dr. Crumpton-Young is the leader TSU needs to usher in a new era of greatness. Her vision for TSU will shift our […]

The Texas Southern University Board of Regents named Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young as the sole finalist for the position of President of Texas Southern University. A confirmation vote by the Regents will occur at the next board meeting on June 17, 2021. The transition team will be lead by Regent Stephanie Nellons-Paige and Interim President […]

Benjamin Crump, attorney, civil rights leader and author, will address graduates at Texas Southern University’s Spring 2021 Commencement. The ceremonies will take place at 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Alexander Durley Stadium. Renowned civil rights attorney Crump is the founder and principal owner of Ben Crump Law and has […]

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner marched to the polls with the students of Texas Southern University Tuesday for the first day of early voting. Just one look at the video and photos, it is safe to say that TSU “SHOWED UP AND SHOWED OUT!” Turner challenged all of the colleges in the Houston area to get […]

Shelley Wade announced as official “voice” of The Vibe HOUSTON – The streets of Houston have proudly not stopped talking since news released that the legendary “miggety-miggety-miggety-miggety” Mad Hatta was helping to lead an all-star team of heavy hitters for the launch of KTSU’s new “The Vibe” channel. KTSU General Manager Ernest Walker chose Mad […]

HOUSTON – A Texas Southern University alumna has released a book aiming to remove the negative imagery surrounding African children. Honeymoon Aljabri, an independent Tanzanian American filmmaker, wrote “Amani Wanders in Serengeti,” which follows the “Dora the Explorer” type of journey of a young girl who gets lost in the wild. “Amani is a little […]

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the postponement of all scheduled fall contests along with SWAC championships due to continuing concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The fall sports impacted include men’s and women’s cross country, football, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball. The conference has started the process of formalizing plans to conduct a […]

There may be a break in the case surrounding the recent shooting of Houston and Texas Southern University’s own “Megan Thee Stallion,” according to TMZ.com. The internet was abuzz with conspiracy theories after Megan was shot twice in the foot on July 15. Afterward, we know how it is, Black Twitter let the memes fly. […]