City of Houston

Black press hit hard by COVID-19 but we will not shut down!

By: N.L. Preston HOUSTON – It is commonly said that journalists work on passion; working around the clock as the truth tellers bringing you the daily updates during the floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, battlefields of war and, as with today, health crises. And oftentimes, these dedicated journalists are putting themselves in the elements and on

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Judge Elaine Marshall shares words of wisdom, messages of hope

"Never let anyone steal your peace, and never let anyone take your peace and turn it into pieces," is the advice Judge Elaine Marshall's aunt once gave her. Today, with the city of Houston filled with panicked residents - some cautiously locked away in their homes while others disregard health warnings - those words of wisdom seem to be a message that needs sharing.

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Texas schools to remain closed until May 4

With the federal government extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April, Houston area schools districts will remain closed, providing online instruction until the beginning of May, officials announced.

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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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