As one of the best artist of the 20th century, vocal icon Nina Simone set the tone for singers who came after her and worked hard for her platform. With a career expanding from jazz to blues and Broadway, Nina gave us hits that we still hold close today.
Majic 102.1 hosted their first Summer Block Party at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and it was a night full of food, music, and excitement. The star studded lineup included Ro James, SWV, Brandy, DJ Kid Kapri, Jill Scott and BBD.
For many women being a beauty queen and living in the spotlight is something we all secretly dream. Fortunately for Zoe Cadore, she does not have to dream it, as it is her reality. After grabbing the local title, Cadore competed nationally to become the first Houstonian to win the coveted title of Miss Caribbean United States.
Freshman year of college is a year most will never forget, mainly because it is the first time many are on their own without their parents and are able to stay out late and indulge in parties. The memories that make freshman year memorable may not be so pleasant. On April 21, 2014, and at the young age of 19, Deondre Moore was diagnosed with HIV. As a freshman Human Resources Management major at Sam Houston State University, Moore was not prepared for what the doctor told him but decided he will not let this virus define him.
One of our favorite fast food chains known for its signature clown and catchy jingles has been making a huge impact in our local communities in the lives of youth through education. The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston and The McDonald’s Owner/Operators Association of Greater Houston once again honored a bevy of high school seniors with academic scholarships at an award ceremony and scholarship luncheon for the 2017 recipients.
Houston Host Memorable Celebration for Gospel Artist Earnest Pugh’s Top 20 Billboard Single "I Need You to Breathe"
It was an evening full of praise and worship for Dr. Earnest Pugh’s Billboard Celebration. Memphis native, Earnest Pugh, who recently moved to Houston, celebrated his eleventh Top 20 Billboard single, “I Need You to Breathe.”
Alicia Keys made this year’s Black Heritage Night at Rodeo Houston a success by bringing in over 73,000 people. Even with such a huge crowd, it was very clear she wanted to pull everyone into her performance and feel a connection with everyone there. Keys has not performed at Rodeo Houston since 2005 and it was definitely worth the wait.
It is no secret that the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) community has faced many hardships from not being accepted by others because of their sexuality, and even committing self-harm amongst themselves because they feel like they have hit rock bottom.
Inventions are the answers to what annoys us most in life. While on vacation Dr. Michalyn Porter was having a hard time drying the hair underneath her weave. She noticed the problem was not germane to her alone. Getting weave to become dry was not the only troublesome problem, she also observed how not drying hair properly could lead to infections. It was then she knew that she had to do something about this problem that annoyed her.
On January 16th the Eta Mu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, inc. hosted their annual MLK BBQ at the University of Houston that brought together service to the community and a good time all while celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King.