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This year, Tax Day falls on Tuesday, April 17, a full two days later than normal. April 15 falls on a Sunday in 2018, which would normally push Tax Day to Monday, April 16. That date, though, happens to be when Washington, D.C., is observing Emancipation Day. That holiday honors the 1862 passage of the District […]

Houston ISD is looking to lessen the burden on its community as it recovers from Hurricane Harvey by offering students free meals. The district announced Wednesday that all HISD students will receive three free meals per day for the 2017-2018 school year as part of the National School Lunch/Breakfast Program. HISD is still asking all […]

Get ’em just in time for June 18! 1. A fill-in-the-blank journalfor the sentimental dad. Fair warning: This will probably leave him weeping tears of joy. 2.A leather walletfor the dad who needs to say “SAYONARA” to his barely functioning old one. 3. An Amazon Fire stick for the dad who would never condemn you for binge-watching a show. That’s […]

Grammy Award winner Mary J. Blige has been added to the line up for VH1’s Mother’s Day Special, Dear Mama: An Event To Honor Moms, which will air on May 8th at 10 pm ET. The event will take place at Pasadena’s Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens in California. The other previously announced acts include Robin […]

Did Usher really beat up Bobby Brown back in the day? Producer and songwriter Rico Love was recently a guest on Taxstone’s Tax Season podcast and he said that he witnessed Usher punch Bobby Brown at a birthday party in Los Angeles. Rumors of the incident dates back to 2002. Rico said about the singer, […]

In an interview with Legend Magazine, Ciara opened up about the day she married Russell Wilson. She said that her wedding day was a “fairy tale.” She explained, “I definitely can say it was two of the most perfect days in my life. The day before and the day of the actual wedding was a […]

Today is Friday the 13th.  I always wondered why Friday the 13th was considered a scary day or a day of bad luck.  So, where did fear of Friday the 13th originate? According to Patch.com, Christianity. Those in the religion believe Jesus was crucified on a Friday, so the day is considered a bad omen. […]

Lyrics of love filled the air at the Hilton Americas Hotel this past Valentine’s Day weekend in Houston.  The SWCC Annual Divine Encounters Valentine’s Day Gala proved to be the classiest event in the city, over the weekend.  Everyone came out, dressed to impress.  It was already assured that if you were in attendance, that you […]

Upon January 16th, 2016, the Black Heritage Society hosted their annual Community Festival at the historic Martin Luther King Jr. statue at MacGregor Park in Houston’s 3rd Ward.  The vendors were out to offer services and information to aid the community in developing positive and creative relationships with the proper personnel in certain areas of […]

On January 18th, 2016 Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day and the efforts he put forth to better our communities were honored by the People’s Station at the NCAA Final Four Day of Service.  We were able to join forces with the NCAA Final Four Day of Service, the Lonestar Veterans Association and other groups of […]

Over the weekend, 3-time Grammy Nominee, Singer/Songwriter Raheem DeVaughn and his LoveLife Foundation, in conjunction with Lisa Denae of Cultivate Culture, Inc. hosted the foundation’s special “Queen For a Day” Event.  With the help of Salon Park Meyerland owner, Bonner Brinson, this private event catered to women who were domestic violence and trauma survivors in […]

We’re all in need of a little uplift.  Check out this video with some of our favorite celebrity dads celebrating Fatherhood.  Click here for MORE.