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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Young cancer patients to show off their artistic talent in a sweet way

MD Anderson’s Arts in Medicine Program celebrates early Valentine’s Day with Crave Cupcakes

Houston ­–Young cancer patients who participate in an educational arts program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital will trade in their canvases for a day to create art on sweet delights just in time for Valentine’s Day.

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TV One Launches New Brand Identity Evolving Network in a Bold, New Way

Building on a strong legacy, TV One, the network dedicated to Black viewers, is introducing a new brand promise to REPRESENT the best of Black culture and entertainment – past, present and future. During the network’s live telecast of the 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards on Friday, Feb. 5, 8 p.m. ET, TV One will be re-presented to viewers in a bold, new way. The look, feel, design, as well as the network’s new tagline, “REPRESENT” will reiterate the channel’s commitment to truly offer the most engaging Black entertainment experience.

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Susan G. Komen® California Launches the “Rewrite Our Story” Social Media Campaign in Honor of Black History Month.

On World Cancer Day (WCD), the Circle of Promise California Initiative will launch the “Rewrite Our Story Campaign” and in honor of Black History Month. On February 4, the Initiative will invite its community of African American women to participate in the global WCD celebration and join the effort to spread the message of “We can.

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Long Road to Becoming a Budweiser Clydesdale

It's baby boom season in Boonville, Missouri. As Super Bowl excitement grows across the country, John Soto keeps his cell phone handy, and his shoes near the door. The call can come any time. When it does, the next American icon will be born within minutes.

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Young reader builds list of #1000BlackGirlBooks

By fifth grade, Marley Dias decided she had grown tired of reading books about "white boys and their dogs."

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'E make brain!' Can you speak Afro emoji?

A new sticker app featuring African characters and pan-African phrases has launched worldwide.

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Kanye West: Late father-in-law helped with album

Kanye West says his new project received some help from the great beyond.

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Crystal City: All but one member of city council indicted on corruption charges

Crystal City, Texas, Councilman Joel Barajas is the odd man out. He's the only member of the city council not facing federal corruption charges.

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BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dead in Apparent Suicide

Dave Mirra, whose dazzling aerial flips and tricks made him a legend in freestyle BMX and one of the most successful competitors in X Games history, died Thursday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police in North Carolina said.

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First Ever Monthly Subscription Box Curated to Teach Children About Black History and African Geography

Heritage Box provides families a tool that will keep children engaged YEAR ROUND, not just in February during Black History Month. Each box is designed to build self-pride and enhance children’s understanding of their heritage.

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