Prominent Ferguson Activist Darren Seals 29, Found Dead

Darren Seals, prominent Ferguson activist, self described according to his Twitter profile as a “Businessman, Revolutionary, Activist, Unapologetically BLACK, Afrikan in AmeriKKKa, Fighter, Leader,” was found fatally shot in a burning vehicle. According to the St. Louis County Police Department, at approximately 1:50 a.m. on September 6, its Bureau of Crimes Against Persons and Bomb…

ASH DANCEWORKS PREMIERES BEETHOVEN RECNSTRCTD

October 7-8, 2016, 8:00pm @ MATCH Box 2 with special guest performance by Group Acorde Ash Danceworks debuts its inaugural season with an electronic re-imagining of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D, choreographed by Rebecca French with 9 dancers and interactive projections. Dynamic. Wild. Inspiring. BEETHOVEN RECNSTRCTD.   Electronic reconstruction by: Richard Ford and John Edward…

Third Anniversary of Dr. Clarence Talley, Sr. and First Lady Carolyn Talley

Professor and Director of Art Celebrates 3rd Anniversary Mount Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, of “Heavenly” Hempstead, TX will be celebrating their Pastor, Dr. Clarence Talley, Sr. and First Lady Carolyn, Third Anniversary. The joyous occasion will be celebrated on Sunday, September 11th at 2:30 p.m. The Anniversary theme is “Is the Pastor Worth It?” Its…

The T.R.U.T.H Project Presents “Rise Above” An Artistic Journey about Surviving Abuse

The T.R.U.T.H Project (Telling Real Unapologetic Truths through Healing) presents “Rise Above: A Story of Hope,” an artistic performance about surviving abuse with two free shows Saturday, September 10, 2016, 3:30p.m. and 7:30p.m at MATCH 3400 Main St. Houston, TX 77006. This makes the 15th presentation of T.R.U.T.H. Project’s quarterly installments that use social art…

HOUSTON’S 2ND ANNUAL BLACK HERITAGE FESTIVAL FEATURING GRAMMY WINNER, MONICA!

The Houston Black Heritage Music and Arts Festival is back for its 2nd year. The highly anticipated festival will be held on September 17, 2016 at Discover Green from 4pm-10pm. The 2nd Annual Black Heritage Festival is a one day cultural event produced by the nonprofit 501c3 tax exempt organization, “The Foundation for Black Heritage…

THE HOUSTON MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE (HMAAC) ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

HOUSTON, TEXAS – The Houston Museum of African American Culture’s  Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kheli R. Willetts as Chief Executive Officer effective September 1, 2016. The Board’s action comes with the fullest confidence that Willetts will be an excellent steward of HMAAC’s mission and a leader and advocate for…