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Students can win with fall registration at Lone Star College-North Harris

To encourage students to think about fall registration during the sunny days of summer, LSC-North Harris is hosting a weekly prize drawing for students who register for fall courses during June and July. The lucky students’ prize will be a pair of LSC-North Harris branded sunglasses, because their future is so bright, they’re going to need shades.

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My Daddy Changed the World!

Gianna had the 6-year-old smile of Ms. America and Ms. Black America. She was held close to the bosom of her ridiculously beautiful mom. I do not care if her statement was rehearsed or not. From the mouth of a babe, the statement became a clarion call for resistance to evil, especially when evil is cloaked under a blue suit and a vow to serve and protect.

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Weekly food distribution resumes at Power Center in SW Houston

Beginning Thursday, June l8, The Food Bank, in partnership with The Windsor Church Family and the City of Houston, will resume distribution of fresh produce and dry goods to families facing challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Tens of thousands of Houstonians have been impacted by this global disaster.

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Has Turner lost his damn mind? Racist statues to be placed in African American museum?

A press release sent out by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's office on Thursday had me stop the printing of our newspaper after learning what the Black man leading this city has decided to do -- and on Juneteenth, to add insult to injury. While organizations across the nation are REMOVING, and even vandalizing, racist statues, Mayor Turner has decided to remove two in Houston - but is relocating one of them to our beloved African American museum?

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Sick and tired of being sick and tired: Time to fight RIGHT!

Burn, baby burn. March, baby march. Cry, baby cry. Die … baby … die! That’s the reality of the Black man in America. On May 25, Houston native George Floyd pleaded for mercy as he gasped for air and cried out for his mama as a racist cop, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck.

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