Category : Southwest

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Former HCC campus president Harmon dies

Dr. William Harmon, who served as president of Houston Community College’s Central campus for more than 11 years, died Dec. 26. He was 76. Harmon served in top-level positions at the University of Virginia, the University of Pittsburgh, Wichita St...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

‘The Real’ renewed through 2020

Jeannie Mai, Adrienne Bailon, Tamera Mowry Housley and Loni Love already have something to celebrate the first week of the year. Their chatfest The Real has just been renewed through 2020 which means that the quartet, after famously losing co-host...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Hoda Kotb will earn a fraction of what Matt Lauer made

Hoda Kotb made history by officially landing Matt Lauer’s former “Today” show job — but she is still being paid around $18 million less per year than her disgraced male predecessor. Kotb was named co-anchor of the NBC franchise, making for its fir...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Essence is Black-owned once again

Essence magazine is once again 100-percent Black-owned. Essence Ventures LLC, an independent African-American owned company, announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Essence Communications from Time, Inc. Essence President Michelle Ebanks prais...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

100 Black-owned businesses to support in 2018

Trump’s tax plan may soun good to the one percent, but for the rest of us, it could  be catastrophic. So it’s important, now more than ever, to keep Black dollars in the Black community, as capital for those businesses is one of the hardest things...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Is Dallas water too dangerous to drink?

(Photo Credit: U.S. Marine Corps) Part One By Joe Farkus, NDG Contributing Writer While fluoride exists naturally in water, cities and municipalities have been adding more of it in drinking water to combat dental cavities, prevent tooth decay, an...

Southwest / Texas - 1 year ago

Mayor Turner’s January Newsletter

Sharing is caring! As you know, 2017 was a special year for Houston. Hurricane Harvey and the Astros made the biggest news, but historic pension reform, which benefits all residents, was also a huge development. Even during the recovery from Hurri...