Education

FAMU Law Graduate

FAMU Law Graduate Selected for Equal Justice Works 2019 Class of Fellows Fellowship includes graduates from 39 law schools Orlando, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Class of 2019 graduate Abigail Adkins has been selected for the 2019 Equal Justice Works Fellowship. This most prestigious and competitive post-graduate legal fellowship is made

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Boss Lady

By TJ Baker Photo Credit: Priscilla Graham Photography HOUSTON – Pregnant at fifteen years old! Yet her disappointed Christian parents helped keep their daughter, Tiffany focused on her academics. Failure and becoming a statistic were not an option! This un-wed teen mother beautifully rose to the top of her class and became unstoppable. Twenty-five years

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New Opening: Lone Star College-Houston North

By: Chelsea Davis-Bibb, M.Ed. Lone Star College (LSC)-Houston North is one of Lone Star College System’s latest conglomerate of colleges and includes the LSC-Fairbanks satellite location, which was formally part of LSC-CyFair, Greenspoint and Victory locations. Lone Star College-Victory was formally part of LSC-North Harris. The Chancellor, Dr. Stephen C. Head, who is the Chief

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Local Teacher Recognized

An engineering teacher at Booker T. Washington High School and the High School for Engineering Professionals is one of the eight educators statewide receiving this year’s HEB Excellence in Education Awards. Nghia Le was awarded HEB’s Secondary Education Leadership prize, which honors teachers with 10 to 20 years of classroom experience. The award comes with

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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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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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Race and Reading: Reviving the Reluctant Reader

By Nikitra Hamilton, BA, M.Ed., MLS HOUSTON – To truly understand the state of literacy in today’s United States, we need to go back to the beginning. Literacy has long been used as a method of social control and oppression. Throughout much of history, the ability to read was something only privileged, upper-class white men

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Can’t WE All Just Get Along?

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – “When I grew up there was only two races – BLACK and WHITE! If you were Russian, Chinese, Mexican, Japanese, etc., you was White. But BLACK has always been BLACK! So, nowadays things have changed and they playing the double-edged sword on us…  We got SOME Hispanics who want

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Aldine & METRO Bus Shelter Design Project

ALDINE ISD -Eight teams from three Aldine ISD high schools have been selected to participate in METRO’s bus shelter design project. Six teams from Blanson CTE High School and one team each from Eisenhower High School and Nimitz High School are taking part in the project. The eight teams will present their bus shelter designs

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