The Shot Caller

Amidst being a mother, grandmother, teacher and former athlete, Evelyn Magley has made history by becoming the first African-American woman to own a professional sports league. But, who is Evelyn Magley and what league does she own?

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Leaders Unite

The purpose of this meeting was to identify which pastors reside within the Aldine community and establish a partnership with the ministerial community. There are many students who attend the various churches that are located in the Aldine community, so a collaboration would be beneficial to Aldine, the students, and their families.

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DPS Welcomes 92 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw today was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 92 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. The graduation ceremony was held in Austin.

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Mental Health in the Church

There is a relationship between African- American Mental Health and the Church. Church teaches our community to dismiss symptoms of mental illness and focus on spiritual wellness. The following mental illnesses and disorders are frequently dismissed in the church: anxiety, PTSD, depression, Bipolar I, Bipolar II, Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Histrionic Personality Disorder.

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It’s Still All Good in the Hood

As I sat and thought about the most recent opportunity I had to sit, fellowship and enjoy the presence of family, friends and especially dear classmates of mine from George Washington Carver class of 1968 my heart was uplifted. I decided to start this editorial with the last words I rendered at the reunion as Master of Ceremony, It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday.

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Singin thru the Struggle…

Growing up wasn’t easy for De’Jamari, as his childhood was filled with many ups and downs. With an absentee father, his mother, grandmother and aunts collectively raised him. He expressed, “It wasn’t an easy road but, they made it work.”

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A Burning House

Moore is an activist who creates art to challenge White Supremacy in America. She also protests for African-American’s equality and social justice. Her exhibits are labeled as provocative, controversial and thought-provoking.

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