45 Years of Shaping Lives

Recently, S.H.A.P.E. Community Center celebrated 45 years of service to the Houston area and onward. The theme for the 45th Anniversary celebration was, “Celebrating our Past, Embracing our Present, Shaping Our Future”.

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Helping Young People Excel (H.Y.P.E.)

Helping Young People Excel (H.Y.P.E) is an organization whose nucleus consists of minority men and women who are dedicated to enlightening adolescents and youth about the consequences that mischief can cause at an early age.

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New Discriminatory Policy for Black Males

The Leadership Institute Conference is a 14-year-old program that is associated and hosted by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The conference lasts for four days and is held in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference was held at the Washington Hilton on November 9-13.

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The Life of a Hustler

Webster’s Dictionary defines the term “hustler” as having been associated with: “to quickly move or push (someone) often in a rough way; to move or work in a quick and energetic way or to play a sport with a lot of energy and effort.”

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Hester House Opens The Wellness Center

The Julia C. Hester House is a 71-year-old nonprofit settlement house and community center in the Fifth Ward area. Since its origin the community center has maintained one true mission.

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Former Houston City Councilman Allegedly Held at Gunpoint, Slapped & Robbed By Cops

In this country, a Black person can’t seem to even be able to play loud music, drive a vehicle, knock on a door for help, wear a hoodie, walk across the street, shop in a major store, buy a sub sandwich, seek out an officer for help, reach for a license when pulled over, or cross a major highway, without being harassed, dehumanized, tasered, beaten, strangled, stripped of their rights or outright killed by officers in this country.

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