State Representative, Hon. Albert Ely Edwards was born in Houston, Texas on March 19, 1937. Edwards is the sixth child out of the sixteen children born to Reverend E. L. Edwards, Sr. and Josephine Radford Edwards. He graduated from Phyllis Wheatley High School and attended Texas Southern University, earning his B.A. degree in 1966. At
PRAIRIE VIEW – Even though, the Prairie View Chapter Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated calendar year for 2018-2019 is coming to a close, the time does not stop these two ladies for continuing their mission of community service. Recently, Lady Patsy Jackson recognized two ladies for their time, commitment, and hard work with the Prairie
Pioneering medical physician Dr. Edith Irby Jones was born on December 23, 1927 to Mattie Buice Irby, a maid, and Robert Irby, a farmer. As a child, Jones witnessed her older sister die due to a typhoid epidemic and was encouraged to pursue a career as a medical physician. She attended Langston Elementary School and
Delvin Williams (born April 17, 1951 in Houston, Texas), is a former professional American football player who was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2nd round of the 1974 NFL Draft. A 6’0″, 197-lb. running back from the University of Kansas, Williams played for the 49ers, Miami Dolphins, and Green Bay Packers in eight
By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON-Early on Bruce Austin understood the biblical inference, “To whom much is given, much is required.” He was blessed to be birthed into a family of educators and professionals and was also dealt his own measure of brilliance. While he has experienced the highs of working in the most prominent positions
As it was noted at the public award ceremony, Mrs. Carter is a retired educator and a resident of Prairie View for 63 years where she has been volunteering as a meal delivery driver for Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels program since September 2008 in Waller County.
By Zion Kinniebrew, 9th grade, Cy Springs H.S. Legend defined is an extremely famous or notorious person, especially in a particular field. So, in admiration I call to the front Ms. Beverly Allen Robinson; a legend in the ministry of the Dance. Ms. Beverly has been a pillar in the Acres Homes Community and a
By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – “All children can learn if placed in an educational environment conducive for teaching and learning.” This philosophy is one which has guided the career path of the much accomplished and distinguished Warner D. Ervin. With having dedicated over four decades to education, his thorough and comprehensive knowledge of instruction
He is ranked number three of his class, is the president of his senior class, is the Vice President for National Honor Society, and is a part of the golf and rocket team, and was Homecoming King for the school year. These are just a few of the many great things that Cleveland Shepard, IV, who is a senior attending Booker T. Washington High School has been doing throughout his high school journey.
The Harris County Historical Commission (HCHC) has recognized the Rest Lawn Cemetery as a significant part of Texas history by awarding it a Harris County marker. The designation honors the cemetery as an important and educational part of local history.