New Barbara Jordan Community Center

By: Mary Benton, Precinct 1   HARRIS COUNTY – Harris County Commissioner Gene L. Locke, along with other community leaders, conducted a groundbreaking Dec. 8 for the 12,460-square-foot Barbara Jordan Community Center in a northeast Houston park that also bears the late congresswoman’s name. “When I think about perseverance, I think about my friend Commissioner…

Mayor Turner: Houston Nears Goal of $15 Million to End Chronic Homelessness

HOUSTON – The road to end homelessness for many African-Americans, veterans and other minorities just got smoother as Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a $1 million grant from JPMorgan Chase to support Houston’s ambitious efforts to end chronic homelessness through The Way Home – the Houston region’s nationally recognized homeless housing initiative. “Merely maintaining our momentum…

Let the Prophets Speak

Houston, TX – Ida B. Ullrich and her husband Joseph C. Ullrich Jr., Pastors of Quickening Word Church in Houston, TX. will host a ministry conference featuring  Apostle John Eckhardt, Overseer of Crusaders Church in Chicago, IL., as guest speaker. The two day conference will be held at Good News Church International at 8400 Boone…