Coronavirus: ‘That Used to be US’

A three-time Pulitzer prize winning New York Times columnist had a conversation with the Matrix, that is, Ex POTUS Barack Obama about the Chinese economic miracle, unprecedented growth, infrastructure development and the lifting of three billion people out of extreme poverty and President Obama said “ that used to be us.”

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Living Legend: Judge Zinetta Burney

In 1941, in Houston, Texas, Zinetta was the second of four children born to John and Thelma Arceneaux. At the age of 17, she gave birth to her only child, Sharon Maria Burney. A few years later, she became a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and completed her high school education by earning her G.E.D.

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Houston’s historic ballerina graces stage again, talks ‘black female body’ and dance

Before Misty Copeland became the first African American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Lauren Anderson burst through a glass ceiling, becoming the first African American principal ballerina at the Houston Ballet in 1990. And before Anderson, when blacks were still considered "colored," Raven Wilkinson forged the path in the 1950s as a dancer for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.

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