2017 MLK DAY ▪ “IT’S PASS TIME: A PLAN TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION, ECONOMICS AND ENFORCEMENT IN THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY FORT WORTH, TEXAS

▪ Fort Worth Black Clergy Response Press Conference on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 10AM ▪ Black Ecumenical Leadership Alliance MLK Service on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 6PM. Guest Preacher: Bishop J. Douglas Wiley Taylor, The Life Center Cathedral – New Orleans, Louisiana ▪ New Innercity Coalition for Education in Texas MLK Prayer Breakfast…

CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE ALONG WITH MT. ARARAT BAPTIST CHURCH IS HAVING A HEALTH FAIR!

“Health Care is one of the most pressing issues facing this country and the world today. Both your health and wellness are very important so take care of it,” stated Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee WHAT: Wellness & Health Fair where some of the services to be provided are Cardiovascular, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Onsite M.D. Consult…

A Christmas to Remember: How Celebrating this Christmas this year Could be a Win/Win for the Black Community

We are approaching that magical time of year when Americans spend money that they do not have in an effort to shower their loved one’s with gifts. As with most things, African-Americans have a peculiar relationship with Christmas. Many within our community not only embrace the occasion, but also take every opportunity to joyously remind…

Less Talk & More Political Action

I routinely find myself involved in discussions that revolve around how we solve the political inefficiency that masquerades as powerlessness within the African-American community. It is a conversation that I have tired of for one particular reason; the vast majority of individuals who engage me in such conversations are not politically active. The individuals that…

Roast & Toast: Honoring Ovide Duncantell

By: Rebecca S Jones HOUSTON – Once upon a time, Ovide Duncantell stated, “The Creator sent me to this city to change things around and he put protective angels roundabout me”. Hence, any man, woman, boy or girl that is aware of Duncantell’s many achievements; would have to conclude that he had to have help…