Community

A Night of Giving Gala

By Anita Mamou Joseph HOUSTON – The African American Women Council for Community Outreach (AAWCCO) hosted its second biennial Gala, “A Night of Giving Gala Fundraiser,” recently at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pearland, Texas. The Gala’s emcee was Shamanda R. Joseph, Esq. of Atlanta, GA and the keynote speaker was Lucy Bremond, Executive Director

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Mrs. Ruby Mosley

By Rebecca S. Jones Ruby Lee Sanders Mosley is the oldest daughter born to Rosa Bell and Willie Sanders on April 25, 1929. Born in Mexia, Mosley is a retired educator, life-long community activist, humanitarian and a devout Christian. At the age of 16, Ruby graduated from Woodland High School. Afterwards, she became a certified

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A 25 Year Journey to Meet a Man I Already Knew

Photo credit: SundiataAcoli.org By Kofi Taharka-Special to Black Guerrilla Media (BGM) I woke up at 5:00am on a summer morning July 2019 in Washington, D.C. preparing for a trip which was 25 years in the making. I stepped outside in the dark to cool and refreshing air, especially compared to the heat and humidity I

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New Generation Youth Ministry Bible Competition

Source and Photo courtesy of Julienne King New Generation Youth Ministry (NGYM) is a youth ministry for local youth in the City of Houston. It was a vision given to a group of Pastors of how to engage the youth of today to keep them connected to the Word of God. In 2008, the Board

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Annual Grandchildren’s Day

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – Gloria Jean Hines hails from Shreveport, Louisiana. She was born on November 17, 1933 and was adopted at birth by her Great Uncle and his wife who raised her into adulthood. As the only child, Gloria often found herself lonely. Therefore, when she became a woman and married, she

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Business Community Reception

HOUSTON – President of the Acres Homes Historical Society, Raynetta Glenn, recently hosted a reception for Business Owner, John Irving. North Houston residents welcomed the new furniture store and agreed it was important to the survival of the community for new businesses to plant roots ensuring growth. Chairman Warren Fitzgerald Muhammad of the Acres Home

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Rotary Club of Hermann Park 59th Annual Dinner/Installation

Source/Photo credit: Provost Studios The Rotary Club of Hermann Park recently held its 59th Annual Dinner/Installation Ceremony and Special Community Awards. The theme, “Economic Empowerment”. The objective of Rotary is to encourage and foster ideals of service. There are 33,000 Rotary Clubs in 200 Countries, with 1.2 million business and professional leaders, all volunteering their

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Agriculture Science Conservation Camp

By Marcus Glenn HOUSTON – Black United Fund of Texas, Nature Heritage Society, Four W’s Fishing Team and a group of professional Black outdoorsmen created the Agriculture Science Conservation Camp to expose youth to careers in agriculture and conservation. The Acres Home Chamber for Business & Economic Development recently, had 21 participants from both the

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Helping Hands to the Community

By TJ Baker HOUSTON – Renea Gray is President & Executive Director of Helping Hands to the Community. The brochure reads, “The storm has passed, but the road to recovery is just beginning.” And to a lot of Hurricane Harvey victims that is the dog-on truth! Even I know some people that are still trying

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Local Organizations team up for Water Safety

By Pat Tucker Wilson Flanked by his five-year-old daughter, Karem Greene was one of many parents who spent the afternoon at the Weekly Family YMCA on Stella Link, for a free water safety event. “I wanted to make sure she is water safe. I wanted to get a sense of where she is with water

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