Honoring Congresswoman Barbara Jordan & Commissioner El Franco Lee

By Senator Borris Miles I am proud to announce the passage of legislation to name two of our roadways after two great Black leaders who were taken from us too soon, Congresswoman Barbara Jordan and Commissioner El Franco Lee. Together, these two leaders made numerous contributions to our community, city, state and nation. Congresswoman Barbara

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OREO or REO, No Matter Carson Is Still Trump’s Guy

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson When word leaked out that Trump would appoint Ben Carson as HUD Secretary, no one seemed more taken aback than Carson. He publicly declared that he had no experience running a government agency. Many took this to mean that even Carson knew that he was way over his head in trying

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Boss Lady

By TJ Baker Photo Credit: Priscilla Graham Photography HOUSTON – Pregnant at fifteen years old! Yet her disappointed Christian parents helped keep their daughter, Tiffany focused on her academics. Failure and becoming a statistic were not an option! This un-wed teen mother beautifully rose to the top of her class and became unstoppable. Twenty-five years

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Aldine Pre-K Festival

Aldine Pre-K Festival Set for June 8 Aldine ISD is collaborating with Good Reason Houston to promote an opportunity for families to enroll their eligible 4-year-olds into prekindergarten. The Aldine PreK Festival on June 8 will give families an opportunity to learn about the prekindergarten programs across the district. Families will be able to talk

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Five Days of Fun

Five Days of Fun in the “Show Me City”: 17th Annual Juneteenth Celebration Will Feature Music, Art, Food & an Outdoor Movie Source & Image courtesy of Missouri City The Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (MCJCF) will celebrate its 17th annual festivities by hosting five days of fun-filled activities from June 17 – 23, 2019.

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Lest Not Forget!

By D.E. Daniels Oftentimes, we tend to forget the good that a person does. Usually the negatives are remembered long after the positives. In recent months, this has been the case for the Honorable Sylvester Turner, the proud Mayor of Houston. Lest not forget when the Harvard graduate and native Houstonian took over as Mayor,

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The Truth About Integration

By Roy Douglas Malonson “One of the worst things that happened to Black people in America historically is integration. People ask me why I say that and I tell them it’s because we gave up all of our control.” – David Banner Recently, while browsing the internet I was impressed to see a young man

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Houston Black American Democrats

H-BAD Members, Friends, and Supporters: For our June General Body Meeting, we are hosting a joint legislative session recap event with Senate District 13 Democrats and the Black Precinct Chairs’ Caucus. Join us on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, from 6PM to 8PM, at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 3826 Wheeler Ave for “The 2019

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New Opening: Lone Star College-Houston North

By: Chelsea Davis-Bibb, M.Ed. Lone Star College (LSC)-Houston North is one of Lone Star College System’s latest conglomerate of colleges and includes the LSC-Fairbanks satellite location, which was formally part of LSC-CyFair, Greenspoint and Victory locations. Lone Star College-Victory was formally part of LSC-North Harris. The Chancellor, Dr. Stephen C. Head, who is the Chief

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