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Economic growth, government efficiency, more resources for seniors, and promoting Prairie View A&M key goals for Darryl S. Johnson, Democrat for Pct. 3 Waller County Commissioner

By DAVID A. DÍAZ Darryl S. Johnson, an independent businessman with more than 30 years’ experience in the Texas Legislature and in Congress, says that as Waller County Commissioner, he would use his leadership skills and influential friends in the business and political corridors of power to benefit all voters in his precinct. Johnson, a

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Living Legend: Alma Allen

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – Alma Allen began teaching within the Houston Independent School District at the age of 21. Initially, she taught at Parker Elementary School and Grimes Elementary School. Swiftly advancing and soaring through the ranks of education, she later became Assistant Principal at Foster Elementary School and then served as principal

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Community Engagement Meeting for the South Mayde Creek Channel Conveyance Improvements and Related Stormwater Detention Projects

HCFCD Projects U101-00-00-P003 and U501-06-00-E001- Bond Projects C-36 and C-46 The Harris County Flood Control District will hold a Community Engagement Meeting for the South Mayde Creek Channel Conveyance Improvements and Related Stormwater Detention projects. The purpose of this meeting is to inform residents about the status of the projects and share project information. The

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Living Legend

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – Roy Dean Moore is the seventh of nine children born to Bob and Ollie Moore in Gause, Robertson County, Texas. As a child, Moore and his family would go out to far West Texas each year, to pick and pull cotton in the field. Oftentimes, this outing came during

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Emancipation Proclamation Mural

HOUSTON – Moses Adams, Jr., retired Houston Independent School District teacher and Texas Southern University Arts Department graduate created a mural of slaves brought to America. The mural tells a story of how slaves were brought over in slave ships and sold to slave owners. Once they were sold, they were brutally beaten and abused.

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Living Legend: Tammie Campbell

HOUSTON – Tammie Campbell took a quantum leap from Alcorn State University in rural Mississippi to a nationally recognized author, social advocate and civil rights leader. After reading “Snow White” to her daughter, Campbell wanted to convey a message to her and other young girls about their inner beauty and God-given talent. This inspired her

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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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Broken Chains ADG Annual Scholarship Gala

Photo Credit Provost Studios HOUSTON – The Broken Chains Awareness Development Group (BCADG) recently held its annual Scholarship Gala at the National Buffalo Soldier’s Museum. Demetrus Johnson served as the Master of Ceremony. The Keynote Speaker, Dr. Bennie Lambert, affectionally known as Dr. Yes, is the current Vice President at Lone Star College. As a

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