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…

Jackson State knocks Prairie View A&MU out of tourney

In the third semifinal game of the SWAC Men’s Basketball tournament, two fiery coaches put their teams and their own instruct at the Toyota Center past noon. One of those fiery coaches motivated his Jackson State University (JSU) team enough to win as they cruise past Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) with a 69-51 victory.…

Ken Huewitt, named HISD’s Interim Superintendent

After thorough searches of qualified and experienced individuals for Terry Grier’s replacement, the Houston Independent School District has found their interim superintendent in Kenneth “Ken” Huewitt. Once the news broke that Grier has stepped down as superintendent of the Houston ISD due to health reasons, HISD’s Board of Education have been searching for a temporary…

Final Political Candidate Screening All About Law

Houston’s This Is it holds one of the tastiest soul foods in town, and has held the last of the four political candidate screening events.   Early voting concludes today, but former prosecutor Kim Ogg, trial attorney Bruce Bain, and attorney-at-law George Powell will expect increase of votes in their respective positions. Although March 1…

Medical Screening Media Day

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…