Moving Forward

Lovell's Food For Thought - Isn't Time We Really Do Something To Do Something

In the 60 plus years I have been involved with equity issues, I have come to see very little true progress in significantly reducing health inequities. I have seen a significant increase in the number of seminars, workshops, programs, centers ...

Houston Native Serves the U.S. Navy at Naval Air Station Sigonella

Hospitalman Jasmine Brooks, a native of Houston, Texas, serves the U.S. Navy at the U.S. Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command operating out of Sigonella, Italy.
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Reign’s Essence, Black Woman owned brand of eco-friendly candles and diffusers

Smelling can arouse emotion, leading to a shift in mood and mindset. Why not have candles, a diffuser, or a room spray that helps promote positivity, release endorphins, and relaxation?
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Private Luncheon for Twenty Pearls

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® is still celebrating the release of their nationwide Twenty Pearls documentary that tells
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Houston's Raevyn Rogers Leans On Faith

When Houston’s Raevyn Rogers helped give her mother a birthday to remember until the end of time.
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The First Black Rodeo Queen of Arkansas Is Teaching the Importance of Farming to Youth

Ja’Dayia Kursh first became involved in rodeos when she was 13 years old, participating in pony express riding for the Arkansas Seven before spending two years with the Old Fort Days Dandies. This organization championed diversity for women in equestrian ...
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'I have to focus on my mental health,' says Simone Biles after withdrawing from gold medal event

Simone Biles withdrew from the women's team gymnastics final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday, citing mental heath concerns as she attempts to protect "her body and mind."
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June Deadrick Elected to Board of Trustees of the Texas Bar Foundation

June Deadrick, Director of State & Federal Relations (Government Affairs) for CenterPoint Energy has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Texas Bar Foundation.
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Black & Proud: I Want the World to Know

Violet, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red are the colors of the rainbow. All the colors are different in nature but beautifully coexist in a cohesive harmony without clashing with each other to make a wonderful masterpiece. There is no ...
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OWN, ONYX Collective and HULU Announce Original Docuseries 'The Hair Tales' From Executive Producers Tracee Ellis Ross and Michaela Angela Davis

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Hulu announced today an unprecedented partnership to simultaneously broadcast a new docuseries, “The Hair Tales,” from executive producers Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”) and Michaela angela Davis ("The Meaning of Mariah Carey") who created the series ...

American Express names Anré Williams, Chief Executive Officer of American Express National Bank (AENB) and Group President, Enterprise Services

As CEO of AENB, Anré oversees all aspects of American Express’ U.S. banking operation, which is responsible for approximately 60 percent of the company’s total billings and revenues. In addition, as Group President of Enterprise Services, Anré leads American Express’ ...
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Here's how to propel 2 million Black Americans to the middle class

If Juneteenth doesn't make you think about the economy, maybe it should. Racial discrimination has an obvious human cost, but there's an economic cost, too.
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Teacher under fire after 11-hour meeting for alleged use of racial slurs in class

The Harrisonville School District’s Board of Education adjourned early Tuesday morning after an 11-hour hearing.
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Mayor Turner Reflects On the Year Following George Floyd’s Murder

This past year has not only shined a spotlight on interactions between law enforcement and people of color, but also underserved or marginalized communities. During the in-depth conversation with Turner about the last year, he spoke about community investment. Born ...
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An unarmed man shot and wounded by a Virginia sheriff's deputy has been discharged from the hospital

Isiah Brown, the unarmed man shot and wounded by a Virginia sheriff's deputy in April, was discharged from the hospital Tuesday and will continue his rehabilitation at home, according to his attorney David Haynes of The Cochran Firm.
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