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Living Legend: Dr. L. Natalie Carroll

Obstetrician and gynecologist L. Natalie Carroll was born on January 26, 1950 in Nashville, Tennessee. Her father, Dr. Carl Mark Carroll, was a physician; her mother, Ruth (Carter) Carroll, a librarian. Carroll studied psychology at Lake Forest College, in Lake Forest, Illinois, for three years, then continued her education at Meharry Medical College in Nashville,

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SSLW Announce Free and Open to the Public Programs

Fort Bend County & Beyond. Suburban Sugar Land Women & Partners continue celebrating their 30th ServiceVersary by providing free, open to the public, and ongoing programs to infants, children, youth, and adults. Each SSLW dual Member|Partner is committed to provide quarterly projects and donate/secure tax – deductible donations. Proceeds benefit ongoing programs, projects, and scholarships.

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PV’s Top Teen Receives Scholarship

PRAIRIE VIEW – Through the Prairie View chapter of Top Teens of America and the Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated, Teen Dionna Mayes recently, received the scholastic, Lakendre’a Smith Moore Recognition award at Waller High School’s award ceremony. This year, the Prairie View chapter was honored to have former Teen LaKendre’a to donate funds towards

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PRAIRIE VIEW ALPHAS WINS REGIONAL AWARD

PRAIRIE VIEW – Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Eta Gamma Chapter at Prairie View A&M University and Epsilon Tau Lambda Chapter in Prairie View came away from its Southwest Regional Convention in Houston Texas with several top awards, held at Houston’s Hyatt Regency this past April. The Eta Gamma Chapter, representing Texas in

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Living Legend: Tommie Smith

Tommie Smith is best known as a world class sprinter and for protesting (along with John Carlos) U.S. racism and human oppression on the winner’s podium at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Smith was born in Clarksville, Texas, and raised in Lemoore, California. His family worked as field laborers. In 1963, Smith became

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Thank You for Making 2nd Aldine Pre-K Festival a Success

The Aldine PreK Festival took place Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Blanson Career and Technical Education High School. The event ensured families learned about the District’s award-winning early education programs and resources that are available to their families and children. It was also a great opportunity to enroll eligible 4-year-olds in prekindergarten.

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Living Legend: Alvia J. Wardlaw

HOUSTON – Alvia J. Wardlaw is an Art historian and curator. She was born on November 5, 1947 to Virginia Cage and Alvin Wardlaw. She was raised in Houston where she graduated from Jack Yates High School in 1965. Wardlaw earned her B.A. degree in Art History from Wellesley College in 1969, and her M.A.

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Top Teens Represent at National Lemonade Day

Prairie View – In taking part in National Lemonade Day on Sunday, Prairie View Top Ladies of Distinction and the Top Teens of America were able to fulfill their core mantra of “M.O.M.E.N.T.U.M.” M.O.M.E.N.T.U.M. stands for Mission, Ownership, Mental toughness, Empowerment, Networking, Teamwork, Unity, and Mentorship all of the words which coincide for selling lemonade.

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Remains found in Arkansas identified as those of Maleah Davis

By Aaron Barker – Senior Digital Editor Human remains that were found in Arkansas last week were positively identified Monday as those of Maleah Davis. The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences said the 4-year-old girl’s cause and manner of death are pending further tests and investigation. Maleah Davis was reported missing May 4 by

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