The Texas Golden Girls

Simone Biles –   Sport: Gymnastics   Discipline(s): Artistic Gymnastics   Event(s): Team Height: 4-8 Weight: 105 DOB: 3/14/1997 Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio Hometown: Spring, Texas High School: Homeschooled (Spring, Texas) ‘15 Team/Club: World Champions Center Coach(es): Aimee Boorman   Olympic Experience Olympian (2016); five-time Olympic medalist (4 gold, 1 bronze) Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold…

Houston Chronicle Editorial Not Telling Whole Truth on Low Income Families “Move to Opportunity”

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” Frederick Douglass “Pie in the Sky” Approach Risks Gutting Inner City Neighborhoods of Gems -Its Families…

Free Health & Wellnes Symposium for African American Women Hosted by American Heart Association

GO RED GIRLFRIEND BRINGS COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO PUT THEIR HEART HEALTH FIRST HOUSTON – To raise awareness that heart disease is the leading cause of death for African American women, the American Heart Association (AHA) and African American Leadership Circle (AALC) hosted Go Red Girlfriend, a three day health and wellness event.  The event kicked…

Christina James Worldwide

Black-owned business  allows consumers to enter into uniqueness, explore through affordability, and carry elegance everywhere. Approximately 10,000 beauty supply businesses exist nationwide, but only a little more than 300 are Black-owned. It is odd but not so odd at the same time. You walk into these establishments and see not only hair, but also, especially…

SISTERS NETWORK® INC. APPOINTS NEW VICE PRESIDENT

Houston, TX. June 27, 2016 —Shawntell L. McWilliams has been named Vice President of SistersNetwork®Inc. (SNI), the only national African American breast cancer survivor-run organization in the United States. McWilliams previously served as National Strategic Partnerships Manager. In her new role as Vice President, McWilliams is responsible for overseeing planning and execution of national programs…

Texas Women’s University Student Whitney Bracey breaks barriers in business, ballet and beyond

Jun. 22, 2016—Texas Woman’s University’s fashion student Whitney Bracey embodies today’s Texas woman.  She is an athlete and a fashionista, an entrepreneur and an advocate, an employee and a student, and she embraces each of these qualities and uses them to drive her passion to start a fashion company that is inclusive of all women.…