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Ayanna_Ade_JohnsonAyanna Ade Johnson, known and respected as an activist, and a true friend to everyone who met her, died Friday morning May 23. “Mama Ayanna,” as she was known affectionately, having delivered over 2,000 babies as a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM), fought in the Black Power movement as a member of the Original Black Panther Party in both Oakland and the Houston Branch with other Party members like Carl Hampton, James Aaron, and Steve Edwards.

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JBYou know it trips me out when people feel as if they have the right to dictate how you spend your money, along with who and what you spend it on.

Whether it is the person who decides to stand in line to buy the latest pair of Jordan tennis shoes for $185 or the person who decides to buy a new Bugatti (insert song here), you will always find someone who has something to say about how that person decided to spend their money.

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Almeta_KeysThe Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reported that nearly 140,000 low-income families could lose rental assistance and “thousands of other low-income families using vouchers could face sharp rent increases because of sequestration.”

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Child_PovertyWashington is descending into another silly season. Let’s end this diversion of dust and smoke as partisans hype mock “scandals” for political profit.

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Lately, I have been stressing the importance of preserving the sanctity of the traditional family–mother, father, and children.  There is not one example throughout the history of the world of a society prospering without an intact family unit.  Susie ca Lately, I have been stressing the importance of preserving the sanctity of the traditional family–mother, father, and children.  There is not one example throughout the history of the world of a society prospering without an intact family unit.  Susie can’t have two moms nor can Jimmy have two dads.

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Houston_Fire_DepartmentNever in the 118-year history of the Houston Fire Department (HFD) has a fire been so deadly that it cost HFD the lives of so many brave public servants at one time.

Such a tragedy occurred this past Friday afternoon, when roughly 150 firefighters responded to a massive, out-of-control five-alarm motel fire that took place in Southwest Houston.  

The Houston Fire Department said this was the single deadliest day in department history.

 

Boy_ScoutsOn my honor I will do my best

To do my duty to God and my country

and to obey the Scout Law;

To help other people at all times;

To keep myself physically strong,

mentally awake, and morally straight.

-. Boy Scout Oath

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