Acres Home Proud

In the early 1960’s, many African Americans settled into this profound and prolific area of Houston and there stood minds, leaders never knowing the impact they would someday bring to the Acres Homes Community.

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Messenger of Hope

HOUSTON – Courageous, passionate, and prepared are three words that D.Z. Cofield, pastor of Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, feels that his congregation would use to best describe him. Pastor Cofield was born in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in the lower city of Manhattan. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College, a

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Monthly Networking Luncheon

Chairman Warren Muhammad accomplished another successful luncheon with Mr. Michael Moore of the Stuffed Baked Potato Factory serving as caterer and Mr. Alprentice M., of 10K Fearless Emergency Response Team-Houston serving as the keynote speaker.

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Rest In Peace

Pearly Mae Franklin was born on January 16, 1932 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Juanita Catherine Hayes and Samuel Hayes. She passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Her parents, husband Ernest Walter Franklin, and two brothers Emile and Jimmy preceded her in death.

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Mabrie hosts Black Art Exhibit

With art themes ranging from classical to folk art, the students were able to identify are styles they have practiced in the classroom. The artists featured at Mabrie Memorial Mortuary have had their masterpieces displayed in collectors’ homes, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and they have received national and local acclaim.

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TLOD attends UNCF Sunday

Recently, the Top Ladies and Top Teens Prairie View Chapter along with the Houston, Humble, Missouri City, Spring Cypress and Suburban Bayou City Chapters worshipped at Jones Memorial United Methodist Church; for what was designated as United Negro College Fund Sunday.

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Respect

While this simple word is something that everybody wants, not everybody is willing to give it. As members of the Black community, We MUST learn to respect and support our own people. It bothers me to see so many of US disrespecting US.

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Honoring Black Cowboys

  HOUSTON – Did you know that historians estimate that one in four cowboys were black? How is this so, when majority of the films in popular culture depict cowboys as white males like John Wayne and Clint Eastwood? Unfortunately, our American history books also failed to be inclusive when exposing our students of color

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Living Legend

Dr. Thomas Freeman is a distinguished professor emeritus of Texas Southern University, who has dedicated scores of service in educating and coaching students from around the world. He is a former professor of psychology and philosophy at: Morehouse College, Virginia Union University, Houston Community College, Rice University and Texas Southern University.

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We Value Our Readers

The editorial for the March 10-16, 2019 African-American News & Issues was on target. It is so disturbing to turn on the media, listen to the radio or pick up a newspaper or another news organ and listen, read, see and hear us tearing each other apart, especially if we have someone in a leadership position.

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