The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department has announced the start of their Fresh Start Spring Amnesty Program. For the next three weeks, certain delinquent cases will be discounted to help citizens save money while resolving outstanding cases.
The American Heart Association's 2020 Houston Heart Ball raised a whopping $2.3 million to fund its research and education programs that will ultimately save lives from heart disease and stroke. The event, which was emceed by ABC 13's Melanie Lawson and chaired by longtime AHA supporters Beverly and Jim Postl, was held at the Hilton Americas Houston on Feb. 15.
Marcia Johnson is a true champion of education. Born in North Miami Beach, this wife and mother earned a BS degree in Broadcast Journalism and a law degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville before making her way to Houston.
For one black Houston proprietor, the latter part of William Dunkelberg's statement, "increased focus on operating and growing their businesses" is becoming a challenge because he feels that the city he’s proudly supported over the years, is not supporting him.
By: N.L. Preston HOUSTON – He thanks the good Lord up above, the community who’s rushed in to help and the reporters who’ve brought his story to light, Bobby Simon has plenty to be thankful for, and he’s expressing it all through a river of “happy” tears. The ex-NFL player is overwhelmed by the
Texas Southern University hosted the “Getting in the Trenches: Navigating Race Talk during Hostile Times" fireside chat with University of Houston-Downtown Center for Critical Race Studies (CCRS) Scholar-in-Resident Dr. Tina Harris and TSU Interim Dean of the School of Communications Dr. Rockell Brown-Burton.
February 6-8 was a great period for the members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Eta Gamma Chapter at Prairie View A&M University and Epsilon Tau Lambda Chapter in Prairie View at the 2020 Texas Council of Alpha Chapters annual convention.
By: N. L. Preston In the movie “Jerry Maguire,” all women – of every race, color and creed — fell in love with Tom Cruise when he told Renee Zellweger the famous line, “you complete me,” and even before that memorable movie scene, couples have been looking for that everlasting love that makes them feel
"Rootwork, Hoodoo, Conjure, Juju" … these terms are often followed by horror stories that exemplify their negative connotations. The question is why are these terms describing an ancestral form of alchemy as "evil" when these rituals of resistance were brought to America by enslaved Africans?
“Mrs. Mosley will be irreplaceable because of what she did in the community,” said Roy Douglas Malonson, publisher of African-American News&Issues. “What concerns me the most is that as our elders, who fought for all the opportunities these millennials are benefiting from, die out, who is going to carry on our legacy?”