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Radio One and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital recently hosted the 14th annual Urban Radio Cares for St. Jude Kids event that united celebrities, radio personalities and a community of Mainstream Urban, R&B and Gospel music fans across the country from March 2-3 to raise $1.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Celebrity supporters […]

Houston City Council member Dwight Boykins joined Mayor Sylvester Turner in announcing the new Sunnyside Multi Service Center (MSC), which will provide vital health screenings for seniors and enhance the overall quality of life for residents in District D. The new MSC will be located at 4410 Reed Road near Cullen less than a mile from the current location. With a fully operational health clinic, the $25 million facility will […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 Stephen Blueitt, a gifted poet with a heart of gold! 

Black History Month Powered by TSU, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs Martesha C. Haynes is the founder of a non-profit organization called Social Good In Action Inc that focuses on helping organizations and non-profit organizations raise money for community services and programs that support children affected by developmental disabilities, abused, murdered, missing children, homeless & sheltered families in need. Social Good In Action, Inc. vision […]

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. Texas Southern University graduate, author and motivational speaker Maranda Evans works in the community as President of “The Troubled Movement Incorporated” […]

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 Mrs. Sherita Harmon, founder of the Blessed to Be a Blessing Foundation. Harmon started Blessed […]