Living Legend: Marvalette Hunter

Marvalette Hunter is the chief of staff of the City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's Office. Hunter has more than 20 years of experience in public policy, project management, real estate development and finance. She is an architect and city planner with extensive knowledge of federal, state and local programs regarding housing, economic development, transportation and public infrastructure.

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You Must Understand! It’s time for a wakeup call

One damn word that has the whole damn world up in arms, with people scrambling and scratching their heads over what to do next. While we curse the ground this pandemic is running across, we need to find a way to mobilize and take care of our families until the government gets this under control, but the key to survival starts with us.

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H-E-B gives $3 million for coronavirus community support

As the threat of coronavirus impacts our communities, H-E-B is sure of one thing: they will do their part to help Texans. H-E-B will make an initial $3 million commitment to support local organizations helping people most in need and working hard to combat the spread of coronavirus.

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Living Legend: Cheryl Creuzot

On March 4, Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Houston City Council voted to approve the nomination of Cheryl Creuzot to serve as a member of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Creuzot, a highly-respected business and civic leader, will be the first African-American female port commissioner in the nearly 116-year history once she is sworn in.

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White Feminism Rising

It is telling that, of the female candidates who have exited the Democratic primary thus far, none has caused quite the same stir as Elizabeth Warren. Not Kirsten Gillibrand. Not Kamala Harris. Not Amy Klobuchar. Not (bless her heart) Marianne Williamson. Then again, it is also telling that, of the many columns published last week lamenting the demise of Warren's campaign, most were written by white women.

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Black-owned Unity Bank of Houston partners with leading global bank

Unity National Bank of Houston NA (“Unity”), the only African American owned bank in Texas and one of only two African American owned banking institutions with a National Chartered Banking License, announced an on-going knowledge exchange partnership with Citi under the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Agent Mentor Protégé Program.

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