Black History Month

All Black History Month, we are celebrating The Timeline of Progress, chronicling the advancement of African-American men and women in regards to civil rights, politics, sports and locally in our own communities. Today, we spotlight Judson Robinson III, a third-generation activist for the city of Houston. The current CEO of the Houston Area Urban League sits down […]

The final day of Black History Month 2018 comes with recognition of the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. That night 50 years ago this summer made icons out of Tommie Smith and John Carlos, whose public protest would be a precursor to that of Colin Kaepernick. As for the third man in the photo, Peter Norman, he […]

Black History Month Powered by TSU, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs    Assistant Chief Sheryl D. Victorian, PhD Sheryl is a native Houstonian and a 25-year veteran of the Houston Police Department. She was recently promoted to Assistant Chief on October 13, 2017, and is currently assigned to Patrol Region 2 Command.  Sheryl’s […]

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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 […]

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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  God gave Darlene Duckett a vision in 2010, and it was babies and pregnant women. I didn’t know what to make out of this, said Duckett. She started researching and was able to make sense of the direction that God was leading […]

Black History Month Powered by TSU, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs  La’Torria Lemon is the owner and operator of Lemon-Lime Light Media, a public relations boutique that operates in both Houston, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from Westfield High School in 2007 and went to Clark Atlanta University to study Public Relations.  […]

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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 […]

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 Bri’Ann Stephens (Founder of Pink Prods) and Klarke  Foreman (Founder of Kween to Queen).  Bri’Ann Stephens created the […]

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