A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.

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Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about the conditions on the ground and the latest developments in the deadly historic Houston flooding.


State and federal recovery officials encourage Texas residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals who may try to prey on survivors vulnerable due to the October severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) does not endorse […]

Gov. Rick Snyder requested the president declare a federal emergency on Thursday after nearly exhausting all efforts to prevent residents from cooking, drinking, and bathing using the lead-filled water.

A microscope has returned to New Orleans – the city forever changed ten years ago by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. The category five hurricane began…


Hurricane season begins June 1st. Danny Mata sits down with FEMA’s Patricia Mancha on what you can do to be prepared.


Today marks the two year aniversary of Ike rolling ashore and devistating Galveston plus left Houston and surrounding in the dark. Even after all this time, some of the grant money promised to restore the area is still caught up in red tape!

Two pastors and a deacon of a former Houston church each was sentenced Monday to federal prison in FEMA and student loan fraud schemes. Pictured: Sheila Washington SOURCE: Houston Belief