Jo-Carolyn Goode

Managing Editor


Loving daughter, constant writer, pageant lover, effective manager, community advocate and God's child are just some of the characteristics that describe Jo-Carolyn Goode. The Prairie View A&M University graduate holds a B.S. in the concentration of Biology with minor in Chemistry and Dance.

Professionally, she is the Managing Editor of Houston Style Magazine. Beginning her career with the magazine as an editorial intern. Through a proven track record of excellent timely reporting and having a great worth ethic, Jo-Carolyn was able to advance to Feature Writer and later Editor-in-Chief. Currently, Jo-Carolyn is the Managing Editor overseeing a team of talented writers, reporters, and photographers that produce stellar content for Houston Style Magazine print publication and online website. In addition, Jo-Carolyn tells the stories of the everyday man to the hottest celebrities to the political power movers.

Jo-Carolyn is the National Assistant Director of Miss Black America Coed Pageant and the State Director for the Miss Black Texas America Coed Pageant. Often, she volunteers for the Miss Black Texas USA and the Miss Texas USA Pageants.

Always involved in her community, Jo-Carolyn is the troop leader for Girl Scout Troop #2050 at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. She also has affiliations with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter as a member and the Beatrice Mayes Institute Advisory Board as a Board Member.

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Landry's Seafood Hosts Texas Beer Festival in The Woodlands

Event to Feature Texas Home-Brewed Specialties & Live Entertainment

Landry's Seafood, in The Woodlands, is excited to host Cheers to Texas 2014 Festival on Saturday, October 11.

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Texas Southern University Honors Day Pays Tribute to Mickey Leland - September 19, 2014

Texas Southern University Honors Day Pays Tribute to Mickey Leland - September 19, 2014

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Nominate Your Favorite Educators Now for an H-E-B Excellence in Education Award

Nominations Accepted Online Through December 7, 2014

Know of an educator in Texas who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of their students and their community? Submit the name of a teacher, school district, early childhood facility or school board today for a 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award, placing them on the path toward winning cash prizes ranging from $5,000 to $100,000.

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Ricke Lowe of 'Project Row Houses' Receives MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Award

I am thrilled that my friend, Houston artist Rick Lowe, has been named a 2014 MacArthur Fellow, a prestigious designation that comes with a "genius grant" to allow Rick to continue doing great work.

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The LightHouse Church is Hosting the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Drive on Sunday, September 28th

The LightHouse Church in Texas is participating in another proactive community event by hosting a blood drive at its new location in Humble, Texas.

The LightHouse Church will host an onsite blood drive to benefit the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. The event will happen on Sunday, September 28th from 12:30 to 4pm. The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is an independent, nonprofit blood center that gathers blood through donations and provides blood components and related services.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Appointing Fewer Black Judges Than Predecessors

After nearly four years, Gov. Rick Scott has appointed fewer African-Americans to Florida judgeships than either Charlie Crist or Jeb Bush did in the same period of time.

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Sympathy Expressed Over the Death of Bettie DeBruhl

Houston Style Magazine expresses our deepest sympathy to the family of Bettie DeBruhl. She put a brave a fight in her battle with cancer. She will be missed.

Wells Fargo Presents: What You Didn’t Learn in High School History

With only a few weeks left to their stay at the Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC), the Kinsey Collection has been seen by over 3,400 people since the exhibit made its debut in August at this museum. This nationally acclaimed exhibition includes artifacts and works of art demonstrating the artistic, historic, and cultural contributions and progress of African Americans dating from the 1500s to the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Jim Crow years, and the Civil Rights Movement.

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Toyota Donates Brand New Cars to Local HBCU's for Two Years

Toyota Shows Its Commitment to Sustainability at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, Toyota will present Texas Southern University, (TSU) and Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) with a brand new hybrid vehicle to support the 2014-2016 athletic years. TSU and PVAMU are two of twenty-two select Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) schools to receive a one-year lease of a Toyota Prius lift-back

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Murda Mook Battles in Atlanta and Kicks Off BET Awards

Coleman Entertainment Group and the King of Battle Rap Murda Mook will be in ATLANTA THIS WEEK to kick off the BET Hip Hop Awards weekend with a RAP BATTLE Special Event alongside superstar rapper SNOOP DOGG that will take place at THE MASQUERADE (695 North Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA) on Friday, September 19th. Doors will open at 5pm.

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