War Zones

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to the next.” – G.K. Chesterton We MUST Understand the value the community has when speaking about public education. Unfortunately, these days there is no community. Back in the day, although we were segregated, we were privileged to witness and experience

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Sickle Cell Disease Discussion with David Charleston

Story and Photo Credit Burnest Carter PRAIRIE VIEW – For Sickle Cell Disease awareness month, the Prairie View Chapter Top Teens and Top Ladies had a distinguished professional from the community, Mr. David Charleston, to speak to the group. Mr. Charleston, a 1974 Waller High School graduate earned his Bachelor and Master degrees from Huston-Tillotson

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PV’s Top Teens Welcomes New Members

l-r Teens Zaire Livingston, Taila Cook, MaKenzie and Carrington Woolridge, Leah C. Elliott, Tania Livingston, and Kiera Hines. The back row pictures Teens Keshawn Hawkins, Chapter President, Justin Lewis, Esaiyah Jones, Mahaley Smith, Nylah Gray, Milan Semien, Octavia Dawson-Scott, Keshanna Hawkins, Chapter Financial Secretary, Robert Watson, Chapter Reporter, Jarius Turner, and Tommy Cook, Jr. Not

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Reversal of Fortune: What happens when things are not decent and in order…

When things are not decent and in order the fun is in bold capitals- dysFUNctional. Family dynamics act like rivers flowing uphill. When parents yield to overbearing children because they feel guilty about saying NO, chaos and destruction take their place on the stage. In high school English literature, Shakespeare through the drama Julius Caesar

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Texas Voters Approve $3 Billion More for Cancer Research

The 2019 November Election brought many surprises, including several run-off elections in the City of Houston. But, in addition to the run-offs, Texas voters passed nine out of the ten State of Texas propositions. One, in particular, will have a significant impact on Texas and our region. Texas Proposition 6 allows the Cancer Prevention and

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Living Legend: Darren Walker

HOUSTON – Non-profit executive and foundation president Darren Walker was born in Lafayette, Louisiana in 1959, and raised in Ames and Goose Creek, Texas. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1982, and received his J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1986. Walker was hired at the

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Discovering African American Stories Using DNA and Genealogy

l-r Becky Lao, Archaeology Now; Clayton Candor, Family Tree DNA; Sherman McRae, Family Tree DNA; and Ed Udell, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. -Archaeology Now, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, and Family Tree DNA Present Interactive Workshop on Tracing Ancestry Clues – HOUSTON – Archaeology Now, the Archaeological Institute of America – Houston Society, in collaboration with

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Howard University Department of Accounting Welcomes Adrian L. Mayse, Ph.D. as Interim Chair

WASHINGTON – The Howard University Department of Accounting welcomes Adrian L. Mayse, Ph.D., as interim chair of the Department of Accounting, Howard’s Accounting Program was the first to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in Washington, DC and the metropolitan area and one of approximately 150 accredited accounting programs

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New Orleans Rapper Dee-1 Interviews Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards

NEW ORLEANS, LA – November 14, 2019 — New Orleans rapper Dee-1 sat down for Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards in a historic pre-election one-on-one interview. This interview was a first in Louisiana history for a hip hop artist to publicly interview the state’s governor. The 30-minute interview, was held at the Governor’s Mansion in

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