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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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St. Philip’s College

ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE ANNOUNCES SIGN-UP WEB PAGE FOR ITS PART IN THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY STATE HOLIDAY EDITION JUNETEENTH PARADE The 40th anniversary of Juneteenth as an official Texas State Holiday commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States is considered a special event project on the timeline of a college that was originated in

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Living Legend: Stephen L. Williams

Government administrator Stephen L. Williams was born on June 10, 1956, in Waycross, Georgia to Loretta Williams and Rosebud Smith, Sr. Williams graduated from Waycross High School in 1974, and earned his B.A. degree in sociology and social work from Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama in 1977. He went on to receive his M.Ed. degree

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Aldine Pre-K Festival

Aldine Pre-K Festival Set for June 8 Aldine ISD is collaborating with Good Reason Houston to promote an opportunity for families to enroll their eligible 4-year-olds into prekindergarten. The Aldine PreK Festival on June 8 will give families an opportunity to learn about the prekindergarten programs across the district. Families will be able to talk

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Five Days of Fun

Five Days of Fun in the “Show Me City”: 17th Annual Juneteenth Celebration Will Feature Music, Art, Food & an Outdoor Movie Source & Image courtesy of Missouri City The Missouri City Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (MCJCF) will celebrate its 17th annual festivities by hosting five days of fun-filled activities from June 17 – 23, 2019.

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Houston Black American Democrats

H-BAD Members, Friends, and Supporters: For our June General Body Meeting, we are hosting a joint legislative session recap event with Senate District 13 Democrats and the Black Precinct Chairs’ Caucus. Join us on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, from 6PM to 8PM, at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 3826 Wheeler Ave for “The 2019

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