• It’s Getting Nasty: How Sickness Is Spreading Across Houston

    Jan 7, 2022, 4:01 a.m.

    Today, a simple cough can clear a room. With the rise of positive COVID cases, Houston streets are getting nasty. People have become less concerned about wearing masks and social distancing. Many Houstonians have a false sense of security that the COVID vaccine is the ultimate protection against the coronavirus. Although the vaccine does provide protection against getting the virus, it does not mean a vaccinated individual can’t get COVID. The vaccine can lessen the severity of symptoms. People must continue practicing safety precautions, especially in a population where there are so many unvaccinated individuals.
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  • Celebrate the New Year with a Plan Before You Drink

    Dec 31, 2021, 4 a.m.

    Damien House never imagined his 2021 would end with him being alone. His entire family was wiped out in an instant in a fiery car crash when a drunken Daniel Canada carelessly got behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking. He then smashed his vehicle into the back of House's wife sedan. Canada hit the car so hard that the entire front end of House's wife vehicle was crushed and burst into flames. House's wife and three sons were all killed.
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  • Megan Thee Graduate: Using Her Education to Give Back to Houston

    Dec 17, 2021, 4:07 a.m.

    Having an education can help elevate you to heights unknown and take you places beyond your imagination. Gaining knowledge can be a dream achieved driven by many reasons. You may pursue your education to increase financial wealth, honor a family legacy, and/or support your community. Education has the potential to provide you with endless opportunities. The class of 2021 armed with their education can now take their chance to change the world.
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  • Michael Strahan Return to Texas to Lift-Off

    Dec 3, 2021, 4:06 a.m.

    What's beyond the big blanket that covers the sky, sprinkled with the stars has always been a great mystery and a sense of wonderment for most Americans. More than 600 people have already gone on an adventure to the stars, and Michael Strahan is about to join that number.
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  • Blck Market Gives Black Business Owners A Place of Their Own

    Sep 24, 2021, 4 a.m.

    A true sign that something is valuable is if everyone is chasing it. That could not be truer for the all mighty dollar. Everyone wants some mean green especially the black community. With money comes power. The power to build your community up, shape the lives of those who live there, and set everyone on a path for success. Every opportunity to catch that dollar must be seized.
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  • Reginald DesRoches Named 8th President of Rice University

    Nov 19, 2021, 4:47 a.m.

    One hundred and nine years after its founding and 56 years after the first African American graduate, the prestigious Rice University has named its first African American president. How ironic that a university established by a white rich slave owner would now have at the head an African American from one of the poorest countries in our nation. Talk about progress and achieving the American dream.
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  • Houston Honors Texas Legend Barbara Jordan with Monumental Artwork

    Oct 29, 2021, 4 a.m.

    Say the name Barbara Jordan with dignity and respect. As the lady of many firsts including the first African American woman in Congress, she demands it. Honoring her and the legacy she created is monumental in commemorating the history she made, the work she did, and the example her life still serves people of today, There is a U.S. Post Office named in her honor and a building in the business school at Texas Southern University too.
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  • Colin Powell, First Black US Secretary of State, Dies of Covid-19 Complications Amid Cancer Battle

    Oct 22, 2021, 4 a.m.

    Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the last years of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said on Facebook. He was 84.
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