Building Bridges Between Law Enforcement & Youth

HOUSTON – Two years ago a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., setting off local demonstrations and a renewed national dialogue about race, criminal justice and the frayed bonds between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve. Unfortunately the controversies are nowhere near settled as police shootings of African-Americans and…

Roberta Scott Joins HCDE’s Center for Safe and Secure Schools as School Safety Solutions Specialist

african Harris County Department of Education’s Center for Safe and Secure Schools has appointed Roberta Scott to a new position as safety solutions specialist.  The center was formed in 1999 by HCDE at the request of local superintendents to provide increased safety and security strategies in school environments for students and educators.   Scott’s tenured…

Education, Black Males, and the Need for Good Teachers

By: Chelsea Davis-Bibb, M.Ed. Houston-Education plays an important role when it comes to shaping our future, and it is very important that our youth is educated because our future lies in their hands. On July 10th, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) Teacher Quality Retention Program (TQRP) launched in Houston. The 2-week conference convenes over 200…

We are Still in Slavery!

Previously I sat and listened to a message that made plenty of sense about what is mainly happening in the Black communities. However, you will never understand unless you know your History! You have to know the history of the police and the root of where it began and then you will understand why things…

Abbey Preparatory Academy & Day Care Announces Launch

Passionate staff delivers well-rounded education to Infants, Toddlers, and kids ages K-5 to 5th grade HUMBLE, TEXAS, – Abbey Preparatory Academy & Day Care has announced its opening, and the Christian academy is accepting registration for the 2016-2017 school year. Abbey Prep is a Christian preparatory academy located in Humble, Texas, offering weekly chapel, A Beka curriculum,…

LOCAL DENTIST SPONSORS DENTAL FESTIVAL FOR HUNDREDS OF HOUSTON AREA FAMILIES ON SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016. FREE DENTAL CLEANINGS AND EXAMS AND BACK PACKS FILLED WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES

HOUSTON, TX. –  Dr. KaRon Y. Wade and Houston Medi-Dent (a non-profit organization) host a First Annual Dental Festival on Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Downtown Houston at St Joseph Medical Plaza 2101 Crawford Street 10am – 3pm.  Hundreds of children and their families are invited to participate in free dental cleanings, exams, HIV and…