Houston Theater Opens New Lineup For Anniversary

Applause was the appropriate reaction in Houston’s Ensemble Theater as it held the Dawn of The Decade 40-year anniversary press conference for the lineup of this year’s performances. Within the city lies an instrumental one-story building which holds a mission: to preserve African American artistic expression; to enlighten, entertain and enrich a diverse community. Eileen…

Amber Cloud, Self-Made Musician

Developed as a Self-Help for African People through Education, or (S.H.A.P.E.), this particular community center at Live Oak Street in Houston has continued over 47-years-of-existence with hard-working staff members and volunteers. One of the new standouts of this center is Amber Cloud, who realized at a very young age that music was for her. “I started…

Lonal Robinson Volunteer of The Year Awards Ceremony

Inspiration filled the Third Ward Multi-Services Center as it hosted a community meeting and the fourth annual Lonal Robinson Volunteer of The Year Awards Ceremony. Sponsored by the Friends of Emancipation Park, Inc. (FEP), the evening ceremony was honoring the volunteers of the organization for their service to the Third Ward community and for their…

Medical Screening Media Day at UH College of Pharmacy

With the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), also came Media Day, as access to the rooms was given by tour outside the Texas Medical Center. Located near the University of Houston College of Pharmacy, the survey’s media day travels across the country, and now made Harris County its traveling stop. Medical Examination Center…

HLBPW plans for 52nd Anniversary

Progress has been made as women of the Houston League of Business and Professional Women, Inc. (HLBPW) held a meeting for the 52nd  anniversary of the organization’s existence. What started at the Founder’s Day meeting was the planning of the Jazz Brunch occurring on June 4. HLBPW and sixteenth President Patricia N. Sullivan, co-chairpersons Juanita…