Cleveland Texas: Community Stunned Over Sexual Assault Case

April 28, 2012

Texas Southern University's Social Media Correspondents traveled to Cleveland, Texas to cover the case of an 11-year-old rape victim.  Sara Phipps Carr reports.

TSU’s Commencement Speaker Delivers Powerful Speech

May 18, 2011

President Obama's director of the HBCU Initiatives tell 2011 graduates their dreams can come true. Dr. John Wilson gave students his formula for success.

The Relevance of Black Journalism Organizations

March 4, 2011

Texas Southern University's multimedia journalism student Kenneth Ware Jr says the Houston Association of Black Journalists made his boyhood dream seem logical.  Sara Phipps Carr reports.

TSU Alumnus Travis Sattiewhite Tells What It Is Like to be a Journalist

February 22, 2011

Texas Southern University multimedia student journalist Natia Childress gets the scoop from alumnus Travis Sattiewhite on what it's like being a journalist and working at CNN.

TSU Students and Parents Encouraged to Stay Calm Through Frigid Temps

February 6, 2011

Texas Southern University officials work around the clock to ensure that students are safe and warm as temperatures drop below freezing and power companies start rolling blackouts.  Student journalist Natia Childress reports.

Playwright Thomas Meloncon Adds Poetic Justice to Faculty Art

December 7, 2010

Noted playwright Thomas Meloncon shared the spotlight with Texas Southern University art professors recently.  Multmedia journalism student Ameena Rasheed has more.  (I teach my journalism students to use their mobiles for everything.  Ameena used her mobile for news gathering and producing of this story.)

TSU is a Safe Campus

November 26, 2010

Texas Southern University’s police chief says the campus is one of the safest in the nation.  Journalism major Samantha Vallejo has the story. (This story was produced with an iPhone)

Juneteenth Holiday in Texas

November 14, 2010

Juneteenth is a holiday that is celebrated in Texas. It commemorates the day when slaves in Texas were freed on  June 19, 1865, two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Serbino Sandifer-Walker explains more in this report . (This report was recorded on the iPhone voice memo and edited in Adobe Sounbooth.)

Our Image Film & Arts Festival - Nov. 5 and 6

November 5, 2010

Our Image Film and Arts Fall Festival will be an amazing exploration of African-American culture and empowerment through film and performance. It happens November 5 and 6.  Check it out    Marc Newsome is one of the founders of the festival.  He tells us more.

The Story of Civil Rights Pioneer Charles Patrick

October 21, 2010

Charles Patrick is a civil rights pioneer.  His courageous pursuit for equality made a difference in Birmingham, Alabama in 1954.  Journalism major Tasha Dennings reports. (This story was produced with an iPhone)

You can learn more about this civil rights icon by going to