A Contract to Die For You!

Ralph Cooper (Boston, MA) –  United States Air Force; Service from  1960-1963 Vietnam Era Veterans Service Coordinator of Cloudbreak Communities Houston , TX “For more than 200 years, African-Americans have participated in every conflict in United States history.  They have not only fought bravely the common enemies of the United States but have also had…

Nation of Islam Protects Beyonce

“Houston C.O.P.S. Protest “World Formation Tour” In the days before ‘Queen Bey’, Houston’s own Beyoncé Knowles Carter descended upon NRG Stadium for her “Formation World Tour” and worked her legion of ‘Beyhive’ warriors into frenzy that only she could achieve, I learned through a private message that the event was already pre-loaded with racial discord.…

B.R.A.N.C.H.

Brothers Renovating Adolescence & Creating Heroes   Houston – Six young African American men have teamed up to share one common goal, mentoring our youth. Brothers Renovating Adolescence & Creating Heroes (B.R.A.N.C.H.) is a non-profit organization created by Royce Abdalla Jr., Richard Boone, Markus Flentroy, Darrell Nunn Jr., Dewan Clayborn, and Paul McGee. All of…

MonetsCloset

SPRING – At 14, Tatyanna Penrice is not your ordinary middle school student, but an entrepreneur as well. She founded Monet’s Closet all by herself. Loving to sew, which plays a huge role in her business because she creates and designs pillows. Although she is young, Tatyanna doesn’t let her youth affect her business. She…

Force behind the Force

Chief Johnny C. Whitehead First Black African-American Captain, Major and Colonel of Baltimore County Police Department First Black Chief of Police for Rice University Police Department (RUPD) HOUSTON – The term “force” has been described as, “any influence that causes a free body to change its speed, direction or shape. Force is any physical sort…

Living Legend: Alma Allen

HOUSTON – Carter G. Woodson, once rendered these most wholesome words, “The educational system of a country is worthless unless it [revolutionizes the social order]. Men of scholarship, and prophetic insight, must show us the right way and lead us into light which is shining brighter and brighter.” In terms of educating, there is one…