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…

STAFFORD MSD WELCOMES VISITING INTERNS FROM UNIVERSITY IN TAIWAN

STAFFORD — The Stafford Municipal School District was proud to welcome Education Professor Dr. James Lee and his students from Soochow University in Taiwan.   “Stafford MSD is a very diverse school district where our student body speaks a total of 33 different languages,” Stafford MSD Superintendent Dr. Robert Bostic said. “We were glad that…

HCDE Head Start statement on new Head Start Program Performance Standards

The U.S. Health and Human Services Children and Families Administration has announced the release of new federal Head Start Performance Standards. The standards are the foundation on which programs design and deliver comprehensive, high quality individualized services to support the school readiness of children.   “The new Head Start Performance Standards are a positive step…

Annual Bronze Lens Festival

ATLANTA – It’s a wrap. The 7th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival ended Sunday closing out another year of star-studded films, workshops and events. The opportunities to screen newly released films, interact with industry insiders, and attend some of the hottest tickets in town were endless. If you missed this year’s festival, let me give you…