As it is, the African-American community of today has lost many of the fundamental values that had been passed down from generation to generation. For some, education and knowledge has replaced the old virtues of, “yes sir” and “no mam”, “thank you” and “you’re welcome”.
As I sat and thought about the most recent opportunity I had to sit, fellowship and enjoy the presence of family, friends and especially dear classmates of mine from George Washington Carver class of 1968 my heart was uplifted. I decided to start this editorial with the last words I rendered at the reunion as Master of Ceremony, It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday.
National Black United Front (NBUF) representatives Swatara Olushola and Kofi Taharka along with other community representatives stepped to the bench at the invitation of Judge Shoemake.
U.S. Congressman Al Green is the speaker for the Founders’ Day Observance of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on December 2, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the Opal Johnson Smith Auditorium, Memorial Student Center at Prairie View A&M University.
Come out and join us as we celebrate 92 years of black excellence at our Annual Awards Gala. Our keynote speaker is Marc Morial, the President and CEO of the National Urban League, the nation’s largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization.
The March/Parade will be held on Monday, January 21, 2019, as one of several events scheduled to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy during the week of January 15-21, 2019.
Congratulations to Dietrich Butler! The third grade student from Harris Elementary School is the winner of State Representative Jarvis Johnson’s ornament decorating contest. Dietrich’s ornament will represent District 139.
On November 15, NAACP Houston Branch made history with a 371-voter turnout; one of the highest recorded voter-support in recent history of the chapter. The incumbent slate of candidates led by President James Douglas beat newcomers eyeing for their positions by a 2:1 margin according to ballot counts.
The South Dallas Concert Choir and the David W. Carter Choir have teamed up again to deliver an inspiring music experience for the Christmas season. We invite you to join the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.
The Greater Houston Frontiers Club, Inc. a non-profit, 501(c) (3), service organization is one of the most well-respected organizations in Houston, honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., while providing scholarships for deserving minority students in our community.