Accountability Part V. Business Owners

By Roy Douglas Malonson “At the end of the day it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished… it’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.” – Denzel Washington Since I have been dealing with the “Accountability” series, I decided to target business owners

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Radiance #1045

By Rebecca S. Jones Order of the Eastern Star – Radiance Chapter #1045 – Striving to serve mankind unselfishly through generous acts of kindness HOUSTON – “If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled, without giving

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Student Lands Job with Rubberband Bracelet

WORTHING H.S. – Jared Merchant, a senior at Worthing Early College High School in Houston’s, Sunnyside was hired when the employer saw his bracelet. Jared said, “I had on my bracelet during the interview and I was asked what was I certified in? ‘I told them Microsoft Word Expert and HTML5 (Web Technologies) Application Development

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Beauty

By Rebecca S. Jones “Well, well, well… It appears America has finally accepted the century-old secret, that scores of slave masters have always known. OUR BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL! Always has been, always will be.” – Rebecca S. Jones For the first time in history, three Black women possess the crowns of three major national pageants,

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House Democrats Want Us To Do Their Job

By Oscar H. Blayton $174,000.00 – That’s what every member of the House of Representatives receives in salary each year. Every member, that is, except Nancy Pelosi, who as the Speaker of the House, gets to take home $223,500.00. Those are not bad wages, even if these legislators work five days a week with only

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Accountability Part IV: Clergy

By Roy Douglas Malonson I often say, ‘I have a P-P’! That is to say, I have a problem with preachers and politicians. Now, don’t get me wrong because some of my best friends, just so happen to be preachers and politicians; and I don’t cut no corners with them either. But the reason, I

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Living Legend: Rev. Lawson

HOUSTON – William A. “Bill” Lawson is Pastor Emeritus of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston’s, Third Ward. Lawson was born in St. Louis, Mo., and reared by Walter and Clarisse Lawson Cade in Kansas City, Kansas, where he graduated from Sumner High School in 1946. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at

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The Confederate Debate

By Senator Borris Miles Senate Bill 1663 is a disgraceful and divisive bill that seeks to add unnecessary obstacles and restrictions to remove or alter statues, monuments, street names and other types of public spaces. Certain events in our history do not deserve the distinction of having a statue erect in its honor. I refuse

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TSU Hosts 2019 Maroon and Gray Affair

By TJ Baker HOUSTON – “Invites of Generation Souls are still being created and crafted in the care of Texas Southern University! The History Monologue has never been Misinterpreted or Misleading while irrational antipathies Marvels {vis-a-vis} Texas Southern University! Teaching – Training – Trusting and never Trading or Trailing away from the Task at hand!

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Time Out for the Racism and Hate

Dear Editor, We have kept a close eye on HISD and the actions of the district’s board members and how the Hispanics have attacked and plotted against the Black board members. However, the amazement has been how Aldine ISD has remained under the radar with the same kind of issues. Aldine’s issues stem from the

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