AVANCE

Houston- Avance’s mission is “unlocking America’s potential by strengthening families in at-risk communities through effective parent education and support programs.” This organization serves different communities in the Houston area, and they help families’ advance and progress through their core values, which is engagement, innovation, using a holistic approach, and through dignity.   They offer many…

La’Shaes

A World of Inspiration, Motivation, & Sophistication By: Chelsea Davis-Bibb, M.Ed. Houston- It is not always easy being a woman in today’s society. There are many things that women go through on a day-to-day basis, and there are often many expectations that are placed on womens’ shoulders. Trying to balance everything may seem hard at…

“2016 Labor Day Revolution Weekend”

By: Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – Marcus Garvey once stated that, “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Blaxxx Entertainment in connection with Melanoid Vybz understands the importance of members of the African-American community acquiring a neutralized comprehension of the ills that have continued to affect and…

Right On, Mayor Turner!

After decades of “having their way”, the Houston Housing Authority and other affiliated “powers that be” were shocked about a critically wise decision made by the honorable Mayor, Sylvester Turner. The City of Houston’s website listed the following (verbatim): Mayor Sylvester Turner does not plan to present the Houston Housing Authority’s (HHA) proposed project for…

Rotten Fruit!

In a recent issue of the African-American News&Issues paper, I submitted an article about how the efforts of a woman named Tameka Mottley were nearly brought to an abrupt halt, due to the actions of a property manager named Cheryl Foster. In short – From an empty apartment unit, Tameka was feeding the hungry children…