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.

Recent Stories

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Lorain Community Forum Gives Voice to Youth

General Johnnie Wilson Middle School was home to a community forum Dec. 13, to give the youth of Lorain a chance to be heard as they shared their thoughts and feelings about recent shootings and police interaction involving young adults.

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National Urban League: Give the Gift of Education

Not only are the parents that we serve working hard to improve their own lives, but they are also dedicated to providing more opportunities for their children to succeed.

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National Urban League: This Is Why We March

"It's just so overwhelming to see all who have come to stand with us. Look at the masses - Black, white, all races, all religions...We need to stand like this at all times." – Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, at the “Justice for All” March in Washington, DC on Saturday, December 13

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From the President's Desk - National Urban League President Marc Morial

On behalf of the National Urban League, I strongly condemn the recent killing of two New York City Police Department officers. The brutal shooting of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in Brooklyn, N.Y. is heinous and reprehensible. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of both officers.

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Final Arrangements for State Rep. Sylvester Turner's Mother, Ruby Mae Turner

Services for State Rep. Sylvester Turner's mother, Ruby Mae Turner, will be held Saturday, December 27th, at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, 5801 W. Montgomery, in Houston, 77091. Viewing will be from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m.

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Establishment of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing Executive Order

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to identify the best means to provide an effective partnership between law enforcement and local communities that reduces crime and increases trust, it is hereby ordered as follows:

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Defend Colorado's Marijuana Laws

Yesterday, attorneys general from Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Colorado’s marijuana legalization laws.

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Interactive One Acquires Russell Simmons' GlobalGrind to Reach More Millennials

Interactive One, the number one online platform for the African American and New Urban community, announced today that it has acquired GlobalGrind, founded by Russell Simmons. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Celebration of Life Dr. Parnell N. Avery

Parnell Napoleon Avery, M.D. was born on February 18, 1931, the fourth child of Hazel and Napoleon Avery in Henderson, North Carolina (Vance County). He accepted Christ into his life at an early age at Cotton Memorial Presbyterian Church in Henderson, NC.

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"They Take 1 of Ours, Let's Take 2 of Theirs" New York Man Executes Two Cops in Revenge Attack

New York, N.Y. – Two NYPD cops are dead after what has been labeled as an “execution style” attack, while sitting in their patrol car in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.

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