Dr. Adena Williams Loston

Dr. Adena Williams Loston serves as the 14th President of St. Philip’s College our nation’s only Historically Black College and Hispanic Serving Institution. She assumed the reins on March 1, 2007 on the occasion of St. Philip’s 109th anniversary. She previously served as the Director of Education and Special Assistant for Suborbital and Special Orbital…

64 HISD students named National Hispanic Recognition Program finalists

Nov. 23, 2015 – Sixty-four seniors from 15 Houston Independent School District high schools were recognized for their academic excellence as part of the College Board’s 32nd annual National Hispanic Recognition Program. The HISD seniors are among about 5,000 students from across the country and abroad to be named finalists in the program, which colleges…

The New Chief in Town

Dr. Cynthia Wilson, the former superintendent of Orangeburg, South Carolina’s Consolidated School District #5, is now the Dallas Independent School District’s new Chief of Staff. Her new position was effective, October 1. Prior to being Superintendent in Orangeburg, Dr. Wilson was Houston Independent School District’s North Region Superintendent where she led 64 elementary, middle and…

HeartBEAT Performing Arts Charities

Serving as the “heart” of their community, HeartBEAT Performing Arts Charities is a 501(c)(3) component of HeartBEAT Houston Dance and Fitness, a 5,000 sq studio facility in North Houston. Under the Directions of Cristala “Krys” Poole and Chandra “Chae” Lollar-Morrison, HeartBEAT PAC was developed to provide opportunities for youth in Title-1 Schools and low-income communities…

Racism & Money at Mizzou

Why there was no justice found at Mizzou until the money was threatened One of the most common conversations bantered about among the African-American activist community is how do we get whites to take our grievances about racial injustice seriously. African-Americans have implemented nearly every conceivable form of protest and resistance possible: marching, praying, chanting,…