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Sickle Cell Disease Discussion with David Charleston

Story and Photo Credit Burnest Carter PRAIRIE VIEW – For Sickle Cell Disease awareness month, the Prairie View Chapter Top Teens and Top Ladies had a distinguished professional from the community, Mr. David Charleston, to speak to the group. Mr. Charleston, a 1974 Waller High School graduate earned his Bachelor and Master degrees from Huston-Tillotson

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PV’s Top Teens Welcomes New Members

l-r Teens Zaire Livingston, Taila Cook, MaKenzie and Carrington Woolridge, Leah C. Elliott, Tania Livingston, and Kiera Hines. The back row pictures Teens Keshawn Hawkins, Chapter President, Justin Lewis, Esaiyah Jones, Mahaley Smith, Nylah Gray, Milan Semien, Octavia Dawson-Scott, Keshanna Hawkins, Chapter Financial Secretary, Robert Watson, Chapter Reporter, Jarius Turner, and Tommy Cook, Jr. Not

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Living Legend: Darren Walker

HOUSTON – Non-profit executive and foundation president Darren Walker was born in Lafayette, Louisiana in 1959, and raised in Ames and Goose Creek, Texas. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1982, and received his J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1986. Walker was hired at the

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Discovering African American Stories Using DNA and Genealogy

l-r Becky Lao, Archaeology Now; Clayton Candor, Family Tree DNA; Sherman McRae, Family Tree DNA; and Ed Udell, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. -Archaeology Now, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, and Family Tree DNA Present Interactive Workshop on Tracing Ancestry Clues – HOUSTON – Archaeology Now, the Archaeological Institute of America – Houston Society, in collaboration with

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HISD’s Parent University to focus on keeping students safe while online

Workshop on being a plugged-in parent scheduled for Nov. 19 WHAT: The November Parent University workshops, hosted by four Houston Independent School District campuses, will provide participants with practical lessons and insights for keeping their children safe in the digital age. The workshops will address issues such as parental involvement in their child’s online activities,

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Living Legend: Ron Kirk

Former Mayor of Dallas Ron Kirk was born in Austin, on June 27, 1954. While attending John H. Reagan High School, Kirk was elected president of the student body. He also played basketball and traveled in Europe with the school choir. Upon graduation in 1972, Kirk enrolled in Austin College, where he earned his B.A.

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New Youth Development Center Opens in Greater Fifth Ward

Photo Credit G. Lyon Photography HOUSTON – PlanNorth Architectural Co. announces the official opening of the Youth Development Center (YDC)’s new building in the Greater Fifth Ward. “We are pleased to announce the opening of the Youth Development Center’s new campus as a place for the city’s children to be nurtured academically while creating a

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