Hair Care: A Natural Industry for African American Entrepreneurs

By LaWanda Thomas of Wandaring Outloud Media In case you haven’t heard, natural hair is in. African American women, in large numbers, have freed themselves...

Jesse Williams: Artist Revolution – The Call To Action

“I'ma keep running. Cause a winner don't quit on themselves.” Beyoncé – “FREEDOM” It’s been a week since Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams took stage...

Jaye Valentine & Black Music Month

LA MARQUE, TX - June has been set aside as Black Music Month, and even President Barack Obama stated, “African-American music exemplifies the creative...

As July approaches we are eagerly preparing for our next luncheon. Please take a moment to view the invitation to the July Business Luncheon and...

2016 State of Black America® report

THE INEXTRICABLE LINK BETWEEN TRANSPORTATION AND OPPORTUNITY BY: STEPHANIE JONES SENIOR COUNSELOR TO THE SECRETARY AND CHIEF OPPORTUNITIES OFFICER, U.S. DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION When you hear the...

Mississippi State NAACP Statement on the Cleveland, Miss. Schools Desegregation Order

The Mississippi State Conference NAACP believes that the recent federal decision to desegregate schools in Cleveland, Miss. is a crucial step in the right...

LIVING LEGEND: HOWARD JEFFERSON

HOUSTON – Howard Jefferson is truly a, “Living Legend” in not only the African-American community but, the same is true for the world of...

Algernon “Texas” Alexander

The Montgomery County Historical Commission moves to honor famed “Blues Man” Algernon “Texas” Alexander with a ‘Historical Marker’. Unbeknownst to many, Alexander was a...

What We Can Learn from Our Past About Black Contributions

I have learned while living this life on Earth that so much of it is based upon things that happen on an annual basis,...

Polite at Call Center & Known for Big, Soulful Voice on Stage

CHANNELVIEW - At Harris County’s annual commemoration of Black History Month last year, the program closed with the District Clerk’s Choir singing “We Shall...