Weekly food distribution resumes at Power Center in SW Houston

Beginning Thursday, June l8, The Food Bank, in partnership with The Windsor Church Family and the City of Houston, will resume distribution of fresh produce and dry goods to families facing challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Tens of thousands of Houstonians have been impacted by this global disaster.

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Has Turner lost his damn mind? Racist statues to be placed in African American museum?

A press release sent out by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's office on Thursday had me stop the printing of our newspaper after learning what the Black man leading this city has decided to do -- and on Juneteenth, to add insult to injury. While organizations across the nation are REMOVING, and even vandalizing, racist statues, Mayor Turner has decided to remove two in Houston - but is relocating one of them to our beloved African American museum?

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Sick and tired of being sick and tired: Time to fight RIGHT!

Burn, baby burn. March, baby march. Cry, baby cry. Die … baby … die! That’s the reality of the Black man in America. On May 25, Houston native George Floyd pleaded for mercy as he gasped for air and cried out for his mama as a racist cop, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck.

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‘The Shepherd’ Manson Johnson: Rest in peace, my friend

To know Manson Johnson was to love Manson Johnson. That was how I felt in the late 1960’s when we met. That was how I felt this week when I learned of his death. His engulfing spirit, his broad smile, his commitment to character and values -all of these traits made you want to be his friend. His death is a loss to so many of us.

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RIP ‘The Shepherd’: Honoring Rev. Manson Johnson

A good soldier stays on the battlefield until he receives orders from the Commander to come home. No matter how challenging the circumstances on the battlefield, the good soldier fights and perseveres to the very end. Houston’s beloved “Shepherd” Manson B. Johnson died after suffering complications due to COVID-19. He put up a good fight, now it’s time for him to rest.

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Being black is not a crime

The unrest in cities over the last few weeks have compelled me to share my thoughts over George Floyd’s death. His death was not in vain. As evidenced by the various peaceful protests around the country.

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