James Douglas

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Jones High School Repurposing Sparks Legal Fight With NAACP

    Do you remember how things got really ugly at an HISD meeting in March? Well the Houston branch of the NAACP is taking up the fight started at that meeting, after it was announced that Jones High School was being turned into a vocational academy. According to KTRK, James Douglas, a lawyer and vice ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    The Wacky Adventures Of Frederic Chopin's Heart

    Louis-Auguste Bisson​Today is Fredric Chopin's 201st birthday, although some sources claim he was actually born on February 22. Chopin's incredible nocturnes, pale complexion, consumption, and melancholy outlook have more than once prompted Rocks Off to christen him the Original Goth. He rema ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2003

    In Line for Arena Pie

    Want to ride the Rockets' revenues? Good Luckett!

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Herding Cats in District 5

    An effort to sort out black council candidates backfires

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    April 4, 2002

    The Immigrant's Song

    Carroll Robinson has been running for something ever since he arrived in Houston. Now he may be nearly out of track.

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    July 5, 2001

    The Fire Inside

    A $100 bill, four rocks of crack cocaine and a crusader's home up in flames. The tiny town of McNair struggles for its soul.

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    The Insider

    Political Goodfellows Editor: Gabe and Gary get new toys; Lee and Mario cry in their stockings

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    November 25, 1999

    Brave Talk, Bleak Prospects

    Outgunned county Dems feast before famine in 2000

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    Storming the Ramparts

    TSU struggles on as insiders battle detractors both within and outside the school's front gates

  • Calendar

    January 16, 1997
  • News

    January 2, 1997

    No Problem, Man...

    James Douglas has a plan to return TSU to itsformer glory. But first, he's got to keep the school out of bankruptcy and conservatorship.