Cecilia Smith



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America’s Diversity Gets Reflected in New Disney Films

The creator of the magical world of Disney, like many other figures in American history, Walt Disney was a complicated soul. An entire generation grew up with Mickey Mouse and company, as the Disney name expanded into a global brand. But despite the success, the brand has not been exempt from criticism, thanks in part to racist characters and tired stereotypes once seen in hits like 1941’s Dumbo or the blatantly offensive, Songs of the South.

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Demi Lovato Take Control of the Houston Rodeo

On Tuesday night, songstress Demi Lovato made a triumphant return to RodeoHouston’s famous rotating stage.

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Jordin Sparks Pumps It Up At the NFL Experience: Play 360 Kids Day

Before the Patriots completed the biggest upset in NFL history, it was the kids turn to take the field; as over 1,000 Houston area kids flooded into the George R. Brown Convention Center for “NFL Experience: Play 360 Kids Day.” Held during this year’s “NFL Experience Driven by Genesis” festivities, students were given the opportunity to spend time with some of their favorite NFL players as they took part in quarterback challenge games, mobility drills and more.

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SuperBOLD Luncheon Celebrates & Embraces Women BOSSES

All it takes is an idea, and the tenacity to see it through.

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SuperBOLD

Whether juggling the demands of a career, a growing family or even both, it’s nearly impossible to find a healthy balance between work and home but us women are resilient and we seem to be able to accomplish the task with stride. We take risks each and every day; risks to create and build the life we want to lead. Venturing out into entrepreneurship is a difficult decision, requiring tenacity as well as the ability to accept that failure is, at times, inevitable. However, when our dreams come to fruition and it is successful, what an amazing feeling of accomplishment!

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Staycation 2017: Boardwalk Inn, Kemah Boardwalk

Once Halloween creeps around the corner life seems to kick into overdrive as fun and spooky costumes quickly give way to the wonderful smells of Thanksgiving dinner. As many dash to the delights of wrapping your loved ones’ gifts and placing twinkling lights on Christmas trees.

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Event Recap: 2016 World AIDS Day Luncheon

For years, AIDS Foundation Houston has been a dedicated ally in the fight to eradicate the HIV/AIDs virus, providing invaluable services and support for those in the Houston area. On December 5th, the organization continued their push for awareness, bringing the city together for its annual “World AIDS Day Luncheon” with a crowd that included Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, former Mayor Annise Parker and more.

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2016 Chicks With Class Holiday Brunch

Houston based organization Chicks With Class has quickly become a “tween” go-to resource for its commitment to promoting positive body image and personal development thanks to the hard work of its founder, Margo Baines.

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Born Identity Project Launches #VolunteerDay at Houston's Historic Goffney Community Garden

The Born Identity Project used a beautiful weekend in the city to give back to one of Houston's more historic gardens.

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TV Johnny & Paul Wall Open The Largest Johnny Dang & Co. Store In Houston

Johnny Dang aka "TV Johnny" and Paul Wall opened up their largest store yet - a 14,000 sq. foot sprawl located on the Richmond strip Saturday.

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