African-Americans are more likely than whites to experience the loss of a parent during childhood and more likely to be exposed to multiple family member deaths by mid-life, according to a study by the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin.
A delegation of Cuban representatives from various organizations involved in port activities is in Houston as part of a multi-city U.S. tour focused primarily on visiting ports. The visit comes just four months after Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership led a trade delegation to Cuba.
Succulent, Aromatic, Smoky, Sensational, and Yummy, definitely not words synonymous with America's football frenzy and Super Bowl craze but one local firm; Boom Media and Image Consulting, is looking to change the game one pigskin at a time! We've watched our favorite NFL players hit the field during the season to battle for gridiron glory and now two All-Pro NFL players will have one last chance to make a game changing play in the inaugural culinary showdown known as "Kitchen Throwdown". This culinary battle will be held at the Conservatory Underground Beer Garden and Food Hall located at 1010 Prairie St, Houston, TX 77002 on Wednesday, February 1st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Weekly Segment in February Explores Importance of Faith for Health, Happiness and Well-Being DoctorOz.com
Focused on the balance of “body, mind and spirit,” renowned cardiothoracic surgeon and award-winning media personality Dr. Oz launches Faithful Fridays, a new weekly segment through February on his hit TV show, featuring New York Times best-selling author, Hollywood producer and preacher DeVon Franklin.
Building upon the artistic acclaim of the of 2016-17 Season and reaffirming the commitment to bring “more theatre to more people”, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced today a dynamic 2017-18 Season; celebrating the prismatic and perennial impact of musical theatre.
Black History Matters! Celebrate Black History With a Reflection on the 100 Years Leading Up to Barack Obama Winning the Presidency
At the end of the historic tenure of a black president and the recent resurgence of “white supremacy,” there is no better time to reflect and remember the journey of black people in America over the last century. It has become evident that a large part of the United States wants to go back to the “good old days” and reverse the progress that has been made in this country. This heightens the importance of knowing the history to combat those who seek to rewrite it. George Santayana said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
Barack Obama served his last day as the 44th President of the United States on January 20, 2017. Although his annual salary was only $400,000 a year, during his presidency, he made $20 million dollars. But how?
NFL, American Heart Association and Discovery Education Host Virtual Field Trip Live From Super Bowl LI
Free Virtual Class to be Live-Streamed in Classrooms Nationwide
The NFL and American Heart Association, together with Discovery Education, will host the first-ever AHA-NFL PLAY 60 Challenge Virtual Field Trip (VFT) live from Houston on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 12 PM CT during the NFL Experience Driven by Genesis. The free virtual class will be live-streamed in classrooms across the country, reaching thousands of students. Houston Texans players WHITNEY MERCILUS and CHRISTIAN COVINGTON and the American Heart Association’s MERCEDES CARNETHON, Ph.D. will teach students the science behind cardio and strength exercises that NFL players use to stay fit and active.
The Houston Astros will give their fans the opportunity to salute new Hall of Famer Jeff Bagwell with a public rally on Monday at 6 p.m. in the Union Station Lobby at Minute Maid Park. The rally is open to the public with no admission charge.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Participates In Women’s March on Washington and Stands in Solidarity with Marchers In Houston, Austin, Dallas and Around the Nation
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House of Representatives and Founder and Chair of the Congressional Children’s Caucus, released the following statement in solidarity and support of the millions of participants in Women’s Marches taking place in Houston, Austin, Dallas, and other cities in Texas, across the nation, and around the world: