“Get Out The Vote” and “Roll to the Polls” Sponsored by the Missouri City NAACP branch There are more than 35,000 registered voters out of 68,000 residents in Missouri City.  In the past, less than 4,500 of those registered voters have participated in the local elections for Missouri City.   The right to vote […]

via:blackchristiannews After losing the use of six air conditioners in one week to a band of returning copper thieves, a small historic church near downtown Houston is on guard. The Rev. Desmond Ohankwere and volunteers have spent the last three nights on the property at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 2508 Clay St., to watch for […]

  via:blackchristiannews   At funerals, Warren Hughes always finds a seat in the back where, when the preaching and praying begins, he can slip out discreetly. He doesn’t bow his head pretending to pray because he hasn’t believed in prayer, or God, since he was 30 years old.   “If I stay there and bow […]

  via:blackchristiannews Ghanaian cardinal Peter Turkson is frequently mentioned amid all the speculation about who might succeed Pope Benedict XVI. If picked, some would see him as the first African and the first black pontiff in the nearly 2,000-year history of the papacy. But in all that time has there really never been a black […]

The NAACP Diversity Career Fair is coming to Houston, Tuesday, March 12 from 10:00 am- 3:00 pm and everyone is invited. VetJobs.com is actively looking to provide opportunities for Veterans in the Houston area. Additionally, the NAACP Economic department will host the Financial Advocacy and Community Tour (F.A.C.T.) and provide assistance with personal financial issues including […]

The Houston National College Fair will be held on Thursday, April 11 at the Reliant Center in Houston, TX from 12:30pm-2:30pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm. Sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and hosted by the Texas for College Admission Counseling (TACAC), this event is free and open to the public. More information about […]


via:christianpost Pope Benedict XVI, who has served as head of the Roman Catholic Church since 2005, has announced that he will be stepping down. In a statement released Monday morning, the 85-year-old Pontiff cited “advanced age” as the reason for his resignation, which will be effective at the end of the month. Read More Also […]

via:eurweb In a scene from the movie “Lincoln,” a Democrat arguing against passage of the 13th Amendment derisively mentions the idea of interracial marriage to ridicule the legislation that would abolish slavery. A century-and-a-half later, as an African-American president is inaugurated for a second term, interracial unions still are relatively rare. Read More


  via:eurweb Today is Thursday, January 17, 2013 and it’s the birthday of a very special lady: Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States. Born Michelle LaVaughn Robinson, in Chicago, Illinois on January 17, 1964, Michelle is celebrating her 49th birthday today. Read More  

via:christianpost “The Sisterhood” has been documenting the lives of pastors’ wives in the form of a reality television show which has caused various church leaders, gospel singers and prominent individuals to speak out about TLC’s new groundbreaking series. The show premiered Jan. 1 and focuses on five preachers’ wives trying to balance life in Atlanta, […]