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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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How many jellybeans are in this jar? Vote – your life depends on it!

Racially-motivated killings appear to be at an all-time high (at least for this generation), police brutality is at an all-time high (or at least we can PROVE it more now thanks to cellphone video and social media) and mistrust/distrust of our elected and appointed leaders is at an all-time high as civil unrest and unlawfulness continues to spread across America.

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Helping kids bridge the digital divide during COVID-19

As students prepare to head back to school, some families are concerned they will not have the technology needed to help their children succeed in virtual or distance learning. Specifically, in the African American community, many students have not engaged as much in the virtual learning landscape, as we have relied on brick-and-mortar institutions.

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