Black History Month Powered by TSU, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs  Dr. Michael O. Adams, Interim Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas a Southern University has been a higher education educator and administrator for than 30 years. During his service at TSU Dr. Adams has helped educate […]


Black History Month Powered by TSU, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs  Harry J. Hayes was appointed and confirmed as the Director of Houston’s Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) on August 1, 2007. As Director, Mr. Hayes oversees a $86 million budget and is responsible for solid waste services to approximately 423,000 households. Houston’s […]


Black History Month Powered by TSU, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs    97.9 The Box and Texas Southern University celebrates Black History Month by recognizing ordinary people doing extraordinary things in the Houston community. Today we want to recognize Linda Pickney, owner of Brashae’s Beauty Supply and Raimon’s Salon de Beauté. Pickney has served the beauty […]

Explore modern day success and ancient history with Marcus Davis on Sunday Morning Live this week. Pamela Jolly, Thought Leader and Economist, spoke to more than 400 black professionals at Rice University this week about strategies for economic capacity-building in the African American community.  Tune in this Sunday from 9 am to 11 am to learn how we […]

The People’s Station, Majic 102.1 will be on the move to witness a powerful movement and event known as the 2016 META Conference.  For 15 Years the Metamorphosis Conference has inspired women to make positive changes that empower them for life! Celebrate 15 years of inspiration, transformation and celebration on Wednesday – Friday March 2nd – […]

There is no denying the overwhelming influence and contributions of the African-American culture.  If you would like to view and learn about all about the numerous figures who helped to shape and lead the land known as America.  Please pay the Houston Museum of African American culture a visit.  The museum is located at 2025 […]

Upon Monday morning, January 4th, 2016 the city of Houston welcomed its new mayor, plus the elected controller and other council members at the Inaugural Ceremony.  A record crowd gathered at the Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts in downtown Houston to witness the former city councilman take his oath of office as the […]

Dr. Umar Johnson is an Educator, Psychologist, Political Scientist and relative of Frederick Douglas. Meet Dr. Johnson this Saturday in Houston at the Shrine of Black Madonna Cultural Center  December 26, 2015 at 6:00pm  As a school psychologist Umar evaluates children ages 3-21 in an effort to determine if they have educational disabilities and a need for special education services.    For […]

Yesterday on Sunday Morning Live, Marcus Davis discussed the assassination of 21 year old Carl B. Hampton on July 26, 1970 by a Houston police officer. Hampton, a member of the People’s Party II, the precursor for the Black Panther Party Houston Chapter became a martyr for his bold and uncompromising stand for all oppressed […]

In the 1990’s, one of my favorite movies was “What’s Love Got To Do With It” the movie adaptation of Tina Turner’s autobiography, I, Tina. The movie was gripping, not only spotlighting how she arose to stardom but it also depicted Tina’s late husband Ike Turner, on one side as a musical genius and on […]

It’s finally over! After five months of debating, the Senate finally voted 56-43 confirming Loretta Lynch as the first African-American female attorney general for the United States of America. The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews: According to CNN, Lynch is a “highly qualified, but low profile prosecutor who is good standing with law enforcement and […]