Reagan Shoe Repair

HOUSTON – Throughout the history of Houston, various communities have seen a lot of changes. However, the notorious Fifth Ward segment of the city houses one location that has not moved nor swayed from serving residents of Houston since 1962. Originally founded in 1959, Reagan Shoe Repair was established by Mark Reagan. During an interview,…

Houston not A Raisin in the Sun

I value the contributions of the smaller newspapers and magazines that cater to Houston’s ethnic and cultural diversity.  Sometimes the needs of these communities are overlooked by Houston’s mainstream media.  For instance, it’s hard to quantify the level of my disappointment in seeing a Houston Chronicle editorial veer off into an outmoded, skewed analysis about my…

Irvin Ashford, Jr. Named Comerica’s National Director of Financial Literacy

DALLAS/July 27, 2016 – Comerica Senior Vice President Irvin Ashford, Jr. has been named National Director of Financial Literacy. In addition to his new responsibilities, Ashford will continue his role in managing community development and external affairs for Texas, Arizona and Florida. Ashford will report to Wendy Bridges, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Executive…

CLOSING PROGRAMS OF THE ABOLITIONISTS AND AS SMALL AS A GIANT/BLACK LIVES MATTER EXHIBITIONS

  Houston, Texas  – The Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) announces the final month of the popular The Abolitionists: Different Eyes Seeing the Same Reality and As Small As A Giant/Black Lives Matter exhibitions, both closing January 30, 2016.  Closing programs of the exhibitions include the January 16, 2:00 pm talk at HMAAC…