Actions and choices forge change

Fifty-years-ago I could not enter the public library in my southern segregated hometown of Lexington, MS. Nor could I attend a high school, the facility built for the Negro students who wished to excel was called, Lexington Attendance Center. There were many basic access problems for the Negro during my childhood. Not to be thwarted…

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UConn conquers March Madness

The 2014 March Madness fever has officially ended in the first week in April with the seventh-seed UConn Huskies bringing home the National Championship Trophy in a 60 to 54 victory over Kentucky. The teams played before a record breaking crowd of 72,239 at the AT&T & Center in Arlington, Texas. The Final Four’s Most…

Is Kim Kardashian truly En Vogue

Byron Halford- Greely Special Contribution The Houston Sun Its kind of crazy how something as seemingly insignificant as a simple magazine cover can cause as much of a stir as the April 2014 issue of Vogue. As you’ve probably heard a million times, its covered by none other than Kim Kardashian and her fiancé the…

Voting on the prevailing side

Many of us are members of various organizations. Sometimes resolutions, proposal and motions are made that frustrates us and we fail to agree with the idea of the proposal’s intended outcome. Our first response is to say with intensity and high emotions, “I don’t like it, and I will not vote for the proposal. We…

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Miss HALO winner, Amyra Chapman

The winner of the Houston Sun’s Miss HALO pageant is Amyra Chapman, 25. Chapman attended Grambling State University under the study of Psychology/ Sociology in which she uses everyday through her meaningful work through Change Happens non- profit organization. “I would love to receive my PhD and become a Clinical Psychologist,” said Chapman. Amyra’s favorite…