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…

You Gotta See This: Prairie View A&M University’s new $61 million Stadium Complex

The first time I stepped foot onto Prairie View A&M’s Blackshear Field was after the Homecoming football game in 1985. The Panthers defeated Bishop College 28-15 that year on their way to a 2-9 record.  Hundreds of jubilant fans then headed towards the “Baby Dome” for a post game concert featuring Frankie Beverly and Maze. …

No School Lunches: Food for Thought in the Summertime

During the summertime, we usually envision children running through sprinklers, learning new skills in camps, playing with friends, and eating hot dogs by the pool. For many children, sadly, this picture is a stark contrast to reality. Many children from low-income backgrounds instead spend their summers alone at home while their primary caregivers are away…

Michael J. Sorrell, Ed.D

            DALLAS – Within the distance between Chicago, Illinois and Dallas, Texas lies about a 969-mile stretch. However, one young prominent African-American male has become a fortified bridge between the nearly 1,000 mile-journey in midst of the two cities. With maternal roots that extend to Waterproof, Louisiana, located in Tensas Paris; Michael Joseph Sorrell has…