• Standing Tall: Refusing to Let Them Win

    Sep 23, 2016, 7:08 a.m.

    Sticks and stones may break my bones but I’ll stand tall before I fall. That may be the start to a child’s nursery rhythm with a message to be strong despite the obstacles but it couldn’t be more relevant to our times today that are not child’s play. Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown Jr., Eric Garner, Jordan Davis, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Freddie Gray, Jordan Baker, and Oscar Grant and now we add Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott to the continuing growing list of black men gunned down before their time.
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  • Eva Longoria Debuts Her Fashion Line at The Limited – Galleria

    Sep 16, 2016, 8:16 a.m.

    Eva Longoria’s star power crosses not only television & film but into modeling, becoming a spokeswoman, an activist and more. The Texas bombshell with the quick wit and easygoing personality is capable of any type of transition. Whether it be the two years she played Isabella Braña on The Young & The Restless or the show-stealing turn as Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives, Longoria is an already made woman, with even more goals and passions set on her plate.
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  • Susie Stillwell: A Lover of Life, People and All Things Juicy

    Sep 9, 2016, 8 a.m.

    When one life begins, another one ends. On September 2nd, Susie Stillwell welcomed her granddaughter, Macy, into the world. Two days later the world would say goodbye to Susie. She died in her sleep peacefully on September 6, 2016. She was 65 years old.
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  • On the Gridiron: Texans Outlook for 2016

    Sep 2, 2016, 8:06 a.m.

    Hearts across the U.S. are relieved as the return of the football season is now upon us. Some call it the best time of the year to gather with friends and family, rep your team colors and let the trash talk flow. Couch analysts have already made their predictions and placed their bets as teams continue to make final decisions about their rosters. Yes, ladies and gentlemen we are ready for some football.
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  • Knock Out Fall Fashion With the One-Two Punch From Macy’s

    Aug 26, 2016, 8:09 a.m.

    Fashion is always a series of hits and misses. Looking to the past for inspiration and channeling that with the current line up can result is some awe dropping looks if paired right. It is the deciding what’s right and what’s wrong that is tricky. Thank goodness there are fashion experts to save us from ourselves.
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  • HoustonISD’s New Superintendent’s Lofty List of Expectation

    Aug 19, 2016, 7:10 a.m.

    When the school bells ring for Houston ISD on August 22nd there will be a new chief at the helm. This school year will be an exciting one full of transition and change as Dr. Richard Carranza steps in the role of superintendent of the seventh largest school district in the country.
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  • Dr. Austin Lane Making Defensive Moves for TSU’s Offensive Game for 2016-2017

    Aug 12, 2016, 8:08 a.m.

    As the new president of Texas Southern University, Dr. Austin Lane has his guard up. He is blocking the negativity that has come to be associated with the historically Black university dealing with low graduation rates, dwelling school spirit, campus violence and other issues to change the script to tell the positive stories of TSU. “We have a lot of people outside of Texas Southern University that have formed a certain opinion or stereotype of this university and I don’t know if they have done that in the most unbiased way. It puts us in the position where we have to play more defense than offense. And I want us to play some offense,” said Dr. Lane.
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  • When Going For Gold is More Than A Dream: It's Destiny

    Aug 5, 2016, 8:38 a.m.

    Where Inika McPherson is small in stature standing only 5'4", she’s big in heart and resiliency. Inika is a true testimony of triumph, an audacity of hope, and a champion of change. She grew up in Port Arthur, TX, but calculated her steps in this order: go to college, become a professional high jumper, make the US Olympic team, and then win a gold medal. She is one of three US Olympic high jumpers who definitely wants gold in her future.
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