Booker T. Washington High School’s Mission

By Dante Angelo Tarzona, BTW Student The Booker T. Washington Newspaper staff collaborated, and agreed that overall our high school’s mission statement amounted to the following, “The faculty and students of Booker T. Washington High School for the Engineering Profession are striving for the successful outcome of its students through learning, companionship, research, and diligence.”…

21 Years & Still Going: Behind the Scenes with Shirley Ann and Roy Douglas Malonson, Publishers along with the team of African-American News&Issues

HOUSTON – There is a great African proverb that states, “Every great journey begins with one step.” There is quite possibly no better description for African-American News&Issues, the news periodical that you are currently holding in your hands. The storied journey that I am alluding to sprouted from the minds of Roy Douglas & Shirley…

Velma R. Hart Celebrates 25 Years in Nonprofit Management

ASAE Leadership Award Recipient Continues Legacy of Extraordinary Service and Commitment to Nonprofit Organizations in 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Velma Hart, a proven and respected association professional is celebrating 25 years in nonprofit management. During her expansive career, she has earned a reputation for her vision, leadership and innovative ideas for 21st century organizations. Additionally,…

President & CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce

AUSTIN – A native of Rochester, New York, Natalie Madeira Cofield currently serves as the President & CEO of the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce (formerly the Capital City African American Chamber of Commerce) in Austin, TX, a regional entity that focuses on economic development, supplier diversity, business and community relations on behalf of…

High School Dropout Turned Noted Speaker and Bestselling Author Helps Entrepreneurs Up Their Revenue

SAN ANTONIO – Allyson Byrd, widely known for her reputation as the “Profit Accelerator™,” doesn’t apologize for who she is – and she doesn’t think you should either. Growing up raised by a single mom with a father in prison, Byrd became a high school dropout at the age of 15. Yet, she learned the…

Is it Time for Black Houstonians to Take ‘Matress Mack’ to the Rug?

Mack: I love Houston. I owe everything to this great city, but I’m very concerned about Houston’s future. Politicians have spent way too much money, and many neighborhoods are in decline.Houston can’t afford another career politician. We need a businessman. That’s why I’m supporting Bill King for mayor.  King: Mack, did you know my opponent wants to raise property…

A Thriving Organization Where The Leaders actually Lead

The National Black MBA Association, Inc: Are you inspired by uplifting leaders? Do you aspire to be an effective leader? Do you ever wonder where you can quench your thirst for networking with inspirational leaders? Well, if you are looking for a network of business professionals with a commitment to education, career development and promoting…