WARNING to Black Fathers

We'd love to tell you "Happy" Father's Day, but in today's day and age, we feel the need to just say "Congratulations, you've made it another year." In the words of Charles S. Dutton in the movie Menace 2 Society, "the HUNT is on."

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Legend says first ‘Statue of Liberty’ was black woman honoring abolition of slavery

KNOW YOUR HISTORY: Or what one legend says is true, claiming the first "Statue of Liberty" was modeled after a black woman and had African features. In addition, the point of the statue was not to honor immigrants but rather to commemorate the abolition of slavery in America, in particular the service of black Union soldiers in the Civil War. The statue carried broken chains to symbolize emancipation.

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My Daddy Changed the World!

Gianna had the 6-year-old smile of Ms. America and Ms. Black America. She was held close to the bosom of her ridiculously beautiful mom. I do not care if her statement was rehearsed or not. From the mouth of a babe, the statement became a clarion call for resistance to evil, especially when evil is cloaked under a blue suit and a vow to serve and protect.

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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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