Hell on Earth Documentary Screening Presented by National Geographic At Rice University

From the words of Author Demez White: I could spend an entire Saturday afternoon watching documentaries on Netflix so when TotallyRandie invited me to Rice University to see a screening of Nat Geo’s ‘Hell On Earth’ about the Fall of Syria and Rise of ISIS and contribute my thoughts I was beyond interested. I made…

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Chicks With Class Spa Finds A Home & Host Grand Opening with Disney Star Trinitee Stokes

With 4 successful teen/pre-teen brunches, workshops hosted by a variety of child stars from The Disney Channel, 2 years of a successful mobile spa services for young girls between the ages of 9-18, and endless opportunities to prepare teens for their future, Chicks With Class is officially launching Houston’s first pre-teen/teen day spa.  The Grand Opening will take place on June 10th from 11:00 AM- 1:00…

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The Chauncy Glover Project Houston’s Inaugural Black Tie Gala: Breaking the Chains. Breaking the Cycle.

​June 5, 2017 – Houston, TX – The Chauncy Glover Project Houston is empowering a generation of young leaders and taking adversity head on in the community. On June 9, 2017, CGP will hold its inaugural Black Tie Gala at the Queensbury Theatre, hosted by actor Christian Keyes. Prior to the start of the gala, guest will receive a…

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ANNOUNCES AIRDATE FOR HELL ON EARTH: THE FALL OF SYRIA AND THE RISE OF ISIS

FROM ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE SEBASTIAN JUNGER AND EMMY WINNER NICK QUESTED Junger and Quested Offer an Intimate Portrait of the Syrian Civil War and Refugee Crisis “Packs a powerful punch of humanity…” — Variety “Check your political, religious and ethnic leanings at the door. HELL ON EARTH will shift your perspective on the Syrian conflict.”…

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Baa Baa Black Woman Have You Any Strength?

I read a status on Facebook the other day that said “Mama Pope is just another Angry Black Woman complaining about a Black Man”… Clearly they didn’t get it. I have been long wanting to write about “Mama Pope’s Monologue” since I watched the Season Finale, but didn’t know exactly what to say. Until now…

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Houston’s leading mentoring organization honors local influencers at 3rd annual Royal Tea Fundraiser

April 3, 2017 (Houston, Texas)-  BEAUTY Mentoring is hosting their 3rd annual Royal High Tea fundraiser benefiting young girls between the ages of 9-18 in Houston and surrounding areas.  Proceeds from this upscale event are used to further mentoring programs, education, scholarships, and community outreach activities in the Greater Houston Area. BEAUTY Mentoring has made an impact on…

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Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Can Destroy

It’s not often that I say my Parents “Taught” me something that was wrong. For the most part, if anything, my parents definitely taught me the right way to live, they just might have not SHOWN me the correct way all the time. As I was eating lunch I saw a group of kids playing…

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Don’t Date a Work In Progress

Does it really have to be said that we are living in a world where social media is moving society? Exactly, however, every now and then you will get some one how has a huge platform post one of those shouting emojis with dumb logic and it began to trend on twitter. Because of who…

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Fear, Survivors Remorse, and Determination 72 hours After Fort Lauderdale

No training, nor any experience with guns or gun violence could prepare me for the fear I encountered January 6th at Fort Lauderdale Airport. In a country where we are spoon fed a fear of terrorism on what seems like a daily, your mind is subconsciously already on high alert. Sitting in Terminal 1 watching…

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33

Tears wet my Pillow as I embarked on my 33rd trip around the Sun. All I could think of is how much pain, suffering, and anguish I have experienced or watch others experience in life. The deaths, the ice that humans are slowly morphing into. I clothes my eyes and pray that I do not…

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