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Natasha Ero

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Urban Houston Network Aims to Diversify Local TV

No cable subscription? No problem! Urban Houston Network (UHN), Houston’s only urban centered television station, is a black-owned and operated television

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Encouraged to Take Action Ahead of Midterm Elections

The George R. Brown Convention Center turned into a sea of pink and green during the 68th Annual International Conference of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. During the weeklong convention, members of the sorority gathered to discuss their role in the upcoming midterm elections at the Take Action Now Forum: Establishing the Alpha Kappa Alpha Social Justice Agenda.

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Five Father’s Day Gifts for Dad

If you’re stuck on what to get your Dad like the rest of us, have no fear; we’ll make it easy for you. First, you need to identify what type of guy your Dad is. Does he follow all the latest tech updates or is he more of a sports authority type of guy? Or is he somewhere in between? Take a look at our top five gifts for Father’s Day.

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NABJ17 Convention Heads to New Orleans

The Big Easy welcomed thousands of journalists, students, public relations profession-als, celebrities and other media professionals from across the nation to the annual Na-tional Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair in New Orleans, LA on August 9-13. This year’s theme was “Power Up and Break Through.” Attendees en-joyed a jam-packed week full of panel discussions, workshops, and networking mixers at the host hotel, Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

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Daymond John and Miller Lite Bring Tap the Future Live Pitch Tour to Houston

Look out, the shark is in town! Entrepreneur Daymond John of ABC’s Shark Tank and Miller Lite brought their Tap the Future Live Pitch Tour to Houston for the fifth year. Tap the Future is an annual business competition that awards one lucky winner $100,000 to fund their next business venture.

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Gaelle Hosts Houston Iconic Fashion Week Charity Show

After ripping the runways in Africa and Paris, penetrating fashion brand, Gaelle brought her intrinsic designs to Houston for a four-day fashion event dubbed Houston Iconic Fashion Week. Houston Style Magazine was of course on the scene at the culminating activity of the week that was a night full of glitz and glamour at the Houston Iconic Fashion Week Charity Show. Ending everything on a high note, the show was hosted by designer and stylist best known as the long-time fashion mind behind legendary R&B star Beyoncé, Ty Hunter and South African media personality Bonang Matheba.

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Drake Hosts Charity Barbecue at Emancipation Park for Houston Appreciation Weekend

No matter how famous he gets, Drake will always give credit to Houstonians for helping his star rise. He shows his deep appreciation for that special love Houstonians have showered him with by pouring it right back on us with his annual Houston Appreciation Weekend (HAW).

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New Athletic Club and Spa Gives Cypress Residents Luxury Fitness Experience

Cypress area residents will have a new reason to get fit with the opening of VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa. Having its grand opening this past Tuesday, July 25, the luxury family friend gym is the fifth location for the franchise and only the second in Texas. A sixth location is planned for Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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SNL ‘The Ladies Man’ Tim Meadows Brings Comedy Show to Houston

Emmy award winning Tim Meadows made his way to Houston for two-night comedy showcase at the longest-running comedy club in the city, the Joke Joint, on July 7-8.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholars Honored at Annual Scholarship Banquet

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is continuing their ongoing support of the higher education of youth at their annual scholarship banquet with the awarding of over $8 million in scholarships.

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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.”

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Shea Moisture Criticized for New Video Campaign

Shea Moisture released a new ad as part of their #BreakTheWalls campaign on their Facebook page Monday that sparked controversy on Twitter. The video features an African American woman, and in an attempt to expand their current demographic, also features two Caucasian women. The video opens with a black woman sharing her personal experiences with “hair hate,” then quickly switches to two white women discussing their issues with hair. The ad tries to push the message, “break free from hair hate” and “embrace hair love in every form,” but the intended message seems to get lost by including white women in the ad.