Jack Yates High School

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: Flash Gordon Parks, DJ as Funky Professor

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? If you see Flash Gordon P ... More >>

  • Music

    March 7, 2013

    The New Crusaders

    TSU restarts its jazz program, tapping into the talents of the fabled Joe Sample and kids looking for a place to play.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Last Night: Dante Higgins At Warehouse Live

    Dante Higgins Warehouse Live March 6, 2012 In the grand scheme of things, any time an artist is holding an album-release concert you know the crowd will be eating out of the palm of his hand while dismissing the offers from everyone else. You know this, I know this. There's no way around it. For a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    What's The New News? Challenges Media's Third Ward Assumptions

    Nathaniel Donnett has created his own newspaper. That's right: Donnett has taken on the media. He has created a free, faux periodical, joined with seven separately decorated newspaper racks placed strategically throughout the Third Ward area, that combine for a street art/art installation/print me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Tchernavia Sessum, Young & Recessioned: "I Had No Idea It Would Be This Hard"

    ​Today's installment of Young & Recessioned features Tchernavia Sessum, a 26-year-old Clark Atlanta University grad, who struggled for several years in the job market before finding a job that put her schooling to use. Everybody in my family either went to Texas Southern [University] or Prairi ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 2010

    High Flying

    Readers respond to our feature on the championship Yates basketball team.

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    ESPN And CNN In Death-Cage Opinion Brawl Over Yates High School

    Yates represents.​Yates High School's basketball team continues its roll to a state championship, a role that's included some very large blow-outs of over-matched opponentsIt's attracted nationwide attention, and now two of the biggest brand names on television are getting into it.First came Rick ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008

    “Eye on Third Ward: Jack Yates High School Photography” at MFAH

    The annual photo exhibit gives us a student’s view of their historic neighborhood

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    H-Town Mixtape Part II

    More Songs About Houston

  • Music

    July 26, 2001

    Don Wilkerson

    The Complete Blue Note Sessions (Blue Note)

  • Calendar

    October 30, 1997
  • News

    December 16, 1993

    Taking Care of the Boys

    High school QB Kyle Heine broke his neck on the field. How well was he treated?