Community

Person or Property?

You were born with a label that you take for granted these days. Today, you are “John’s son,” or “Ella’s daughter,” but for those who were born generations before you, many were born as “Property of Slave Owners.”

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RIP Johnny Nash

Legendary singer “Johnny Nash,” best known for his 1972 hit "I Can See Clearly Now,” died Oct. 6 due to natural causes at his home in Houston. He was 80 years old.

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Everything you need to know about voting

Consider this as one of your final calls to action to make your voices heard. It is time to VOTE, as if your life depended on it. In order to change the current state of this declining America, everyone must do their part and vote in the upcoming election in order to get the right people IN…and the wrong people OUT!

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Mandela exhibit on display at Houston Holocaust Museum

During times like these, it is especially important to educate your children on the issues of race and the fight for freedom and civil rights, and a stunning and stirring exhibit is currently on display in Houston’s Museum District to help do just that.

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Floyd Flake Street

The historical Acreage Home community is boasting with pride as one of its "sons" is being honored in New York City. There will be a ceremony held Oct. 3, renaming a street after former Congressman Floyd H. Flake.

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GCCISD votes 4-3 to keep the name of Robert E. Lee on high school in Baytown

The Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District's school board heard 51 speakers in a contentious meeting in which the vote to keep the name Robert E. Lee on the high school was almost tabled entirely by the president of the board, Jessica Woods, in favor of creating a committee to “investigate the possible renaming of current educational and auxiliary campuses.”

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