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Black pastors sound off: Did Kanye have a ‘calling’ or did the Lakewood ‘production’ have a hidden agenda?

In 2004, he burst onto the scene as the ‘College Dropout’ letting the world know that “Jesus Walks” with them. For that one song, three separate videos were released and debuted at a TriBeCa screening; giving the world a sneak peek into the mind of a man whom we would soon learn has as many sides as he has monikers: Kanye, Ye, Yeezy, Yeezus and his newly-proclaimed “Christian Genius Billionaire.”

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Living Legend: Kim Gagne

"Your zip code doesn't determine your worth," and "go be great," are two of the phrases that Kim Gagne uses to motivate the masses. And "masses" is definitely an accurate term when it comes to the sheer volume of her "TV babies" she's groomed and mentored over her 20-plus year career.

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Emmy Award winning actress Lynn Whitfield supports arts, gets intimate with Houston fans

From the moment she stepped off the plane, social media was abuzz about "Lady Mae' sightings in H-Town and anxiously crowded spaces of her various stops around the city in hopes of shaking a hand, grabbing a photo and gushing about their favorite roles in "Greenleaf," "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate" and the legendary "Josephine Baker Story." Hollywood icon Lynn Whitfield was in Houston and fans showed love everywhere she went.

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Sickle Cell Disease Discussion with David Charleston

Story and Photo Credit Burnest Carter PRAIRIE VIEW – For Sickle Cell Disease awareness month, the Prairie View Chapter Top Teens and Top Ladies had a distinguished professional from the community, Mr. David Charleston, to speak to the group. Mr. Charleston, a 1974 Waller High School graduate earned his Bachelor and Master degrees from Huston-Tillotson

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PV’s Top Teens Welcomes New Members

l-r Teens Zaire Livingston, Taila Cook, MaKenzie and Carrington Woolridge, Leah C. Elliott, Tania Livingston, and Kiera Hines. The back row pictures Teens Keshawn Hawkins, Chapter President, Justin Lewis, Esaiyah Jones, Mahaley Smith, Nylah Gray, Milan Semien, Octavia Dawson-Scott, Keshanna Hawkins, Chapter Financial Secretary, Robert Watson, Chapter Reporter, Jarius Turner, and Tommy Cook, Jr. Not

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Living Legend: Darren Walker

HOUSTON – Non-profit executive and foundation president Darren Walker was born in Lafayette, Louisiana in 1959, and raised in Ames and Goose Creek, Texas. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1982, and received his J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1986. Walker was hired at the

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Discovering African American Stories Using DNA and Genealogy

l-r Becky Lao, Archaeology Now; Clayton Candor, Family Tree DNA; Sherman McRae, Family Tree DNA; and Ed Udell, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. -Archaeology Now, Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, and Family Tree DNA Present Interactive Workshop on Tracing Ancestry Clues – HOUSTON – Archaeology Now, the Archaeological Institute of America – Houston Society, in collaboration with

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