Boss Life Foundation and TWEF honor fathers beyond Father’s Day

Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation (TWEF) BossLife Foundation joined together alongside Tres Generaciones to honor 10 Houston fathers. These are the “everyday dads” who go above and beyond for their families in times of peace and hardship. The 10 fathers were honored on Thursday, June 16 at Trez Bistro & Wine Bar with a three-course meal, […]

Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation partners with the Bosslife Foundation and Tres Generations to celebrate dads in Houston

Houston, Texas– Two of Houston’s top nonprofit organizations, Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation (TWEF) & BossLife Foundation have joined together alongside Tres Generaciones to honor up to 10 local fathers that are “Everyday Dads”. Both nonprofits in conjunction with Radio-One Houston and Houston Style Magazine, opened up submissions for people to nominate deserving fathers who epitomize […]

Husband of teacher who died in Texas school shooting suffers fatal heart attack

Joe Garcia has died, family members confirmed on social media. Garcia was the husband of Tia Irma, one of two teachers who died in the elementary school mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas. “Please pray for our family,” John Martinez, nephew of Garcia and Irma, tweeted. “God have mercy on us. This isn’t easy.” The couple […]

Many celebrities call for stricter gun laws after Texas school massacre (video)

The country is still reeling in the dark aftermath of a demented and deranged teenager who slaughtered 19 elementary school children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. A cavalcade of celebrities from the worlds of movies, music and sports used Twitter to rail against the United States government for their […]

Alleged Texas school shooter’s final Facebook messages

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Social media posts from the alleged shooter responsible for an attack that left 21 people dead in Uvalde, Texas, have surfaced. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott  said in a press conference on May 25, Salvador Ramos, 18, began making Facebook posts about 30 minutes before the mass shooting. “The first post … said, ‘I’m going to […]

21 dead in Texas elementary school shooting

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed 19 students and two adults died from a mass shooting at an elementary school in the state. The alleged shooter was shot to death by police officers. The alleged shooter was an 18-year-old Uvalde High School student who shot his grandmother before driving to Robb Elementary School in Uvalde. The […]

Black female sergeant at Fort Hood claims she’s being harassed

A Black female sergeant stationed at Fort Hood military base in Texas has claimed that over the past few days, she has been harassed and targeted. On May 19, Sgt. Jewell Scott posted a video on Instagram saying that if something happens to her and she ends up dead, the public should suspect foul play. […]

Why tourists think Houston is a ’10-out-of-10′ city to visit

Rolling out reporters were walking through the concourse of a Houston Rockets–Minnesota Timberwolves game when they run into Erykah Shelton and Kimmesha Anderson. The two young women are from Montgomery, Alabama and are visiting Houston, Texas for their cousin’s 24th birthday. Rolling out spoke with the family members about why they like Houston so much. […]

Fake COVID-19 testing sites are popping up in the US

We’ve heard about fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, which come as no surprise. All it takes is to fill in a fake date, and you’ve been magically “vaccinated.” Things are starting to get even more out of hand with reports that fake testing sites are becoming common across the United States. With the surge in cases […]

Lyft and Uber will cover legal fees for Texas drivers sued under abortion law

Rideshare companies Lyft and Uber have announced that they will pay the legal fees for any drivers who are sued while transporting women to and from abortion clinics under Texas’ new abortion laws. Under Texas’ new law named the “heartbeat bill” that went into effect Tuesday, Aug. 31, abortion is restricted once a fetal heartbeat […]

Simone Biles wins 7th gymnastics title

Simone Biles has done it again. The four-time Olympic gold medalist earned her seventh national women’s all-around title in gymnastics over the weekend, the most titles of any American female gymnast. The U. S. Gymnastics Championships took place on Sunday, June 6, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. Biles took home the top prize with a […]

Chime Solutions scales up to build opportunities for underserved communities

Chime Solutions was founded in 2016 by Mark Wilson. Its mission is to deliver high-touch, contact center solutions to corporate clients. Chime started out as Ryla Teleservices, which was founded in 2001 as a startup, and successfully grew to a national leading BPO (business process outsourcing) service provider. Chime Solutions partners with leading brands providing […]

Megan Thee Stallion denounces anti-Asian violence: ‘Enough is enough’

Megan Thee Stallion is helping donate $50,000 in honor of the victims of the Atlanta spa shootings. The “Savage” hitmaker has teamed up with Fashion Nova and activist May Lee to make a donation to Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta — the only nonprofit legal advocacy firm dedicated to protecting the civil rights of Asian Americans, […]

Kelly Rowland helping loved ones affected by Texas winter storms

Kelly Rowland is helping her loved ones who have been affected by the winter storms in Texas. The 40-year-old singer is assisting her friends and family in getting the necessities they need to get back on their feet following the major disaster in the state. Appearing on “The Talk” on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, she […]

Beyoncé’s foundation launches winter storm relief fund for Texas residents

Beyoncé‘s charity is providing up to $1,000 in relief to Texas residents affected by the deadly winter storms. Treacherous snowstorms — including Winter Storm Uri — have left several dead and millions of Americans without power, heat, and some, clean water. Texas was hit the hardest, with widespread blackouts reported across the state. And Houston […]

AM Wake-Up Call guests share their thoughts about fashion, community and Texas

The AM Wake-Up Call embraced Thoughtful Thursday during discussions about the importance of fashion, community outreach, and the devastation caused by the snowstorms in Texas. Guests included fashion designer Sello Medupe, Dallas pastor Frederick Douglass Haynes III, and filmmaker Ken “Legend” Williams, who shared their thoughts about what’s happening in the world with viewers. To […]

Paul Quinn College to name school at HBCU after Frederick Douglass Haynes III

As the world witnesses the major snowstorm of 2021 in Texas, many questions have arisen about what needs to be done to keep citizens safe. Pastor Frederick Douglass Haynes III of Friendship-West Baptist Church in Dallas and Paul Quinn College President Michael Sorrell shared updates about conditions on the ground and how they have mentally, […]

Deshaun Watson’s restaurant grand opening violates NFL’s COVID-19 protocol

Despite the NFL’s stringent COVID-19 protocol, which prohibits more than three players from gathering outside a club facility, that didn’t stop Houston Texans’ quarterback Deshaun Watson. On Tuesday, Dec. 15, Watson was photographed with several of his teammates who all came out to support the grand opening of his new cheesesteak franchise, Lefty’s. Watson was […]