Houston Community College is celebrating the grand opening of its new virtual reality lab at the HCC West Loop campus.
Fast as lightning and physically dominant, his athletic prowess took him from high school stardom to Grambling State University and eventually the Houston Oilers. But after a series of injuries, a hard knock thing called “life” and one of the worst storms Texas has ever seen, he feels he’s battling alone, with nothing more than the sheer grit he’s had from birth.
The Houston Association of Black Journalists held its annual Student Mentorship Breakfast on Dec. 7 to a packed house of speakers and students awaiting media-related words of wisdom.
Longtime Third Ward resident, Birdie Lee Chadwick, recently celebrated her 100th birthday on November 29 with a host of family and friends who flew in from all around the country to celebrate with her at Laurenzo’s restaurant in the Heights. At the party, Chadwick was presented with a proclamation from the City of Houston, Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Office, honoring her with a Birdie Lee Coleman Chadwick Day.
More great news to offer you a hand up, instead of a hand out! Lone Star College has received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to begin offering bachelor’s degree programs.
A handful of residential neighbors who filed a lawsuit against the Turkey Leg Hut (TLH) two weeks ago claiming smoke from the restaurant to be a public health hazard dropped their lawsuit Monday and requested an unconditional dismissal of the suit.
In the spirit of giving back and passing it on, Houston’s historic Project Row Houses will benefit in a major way from an award received by Solange Knowles.
Unity National Bank of Houston, N.A. announced Dec.3 that Laurie Vignaud has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of the historic bank. Effective January 1, 2020, she will assume day-to-day leadership of the company and will also join Unity’s Board of Directors.
She was poised at all times, bull-doggish when needed and a fierce force to be reckoned with when it came to slashing good ole boys on Democratic debate stages, Kamala Harris gave women of color across the country hope that they could- possibly- one day burst through the greatest glass ceiling ever put in place in American politics.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo have signed on to the Fast-Track Cities Paris Declaration to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.