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A Houston ATM accientally made it rain on recipients Sunday night when it dispensed $100 bills instead of $10 bills.

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A Houston-based teacher was handed her pink slip after she fired off a racist rant at Hispanic couple following a fender bender

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DeAndre Matthews, Houston, Job, News -

An unemployed trade school graduate in Texas who went viral for standing at a busy interaction passing out résumés and holding a sign with the hashtag #StriveForGreatness has finally landed a full-time job! De’Andre Matthews, 21, graduated from the Houston School of Carpentry in February, but was struggling to find employment. “I applied to at least 30 jobs all over […]

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Featured, Houston, Islamic Convention, New Black Panther Party, News, Politics, Protest, Texas, Top Stories -

Members from the Texas Patriot Network and white supremacist groups were “clearly outnumbered” when they squared off with counter-protesters outside a large Islamic convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston

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God, Houston, Inspiration, Jerome Jones, Mykehia Curry, Religion and Spirituality -

Teen from Macon, Georgia is making national headlines for writing a letter to God asking for help paying for college tuition and dorm supplies.

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Solange expresses the true definition of paying it forward by donating a one in a lifetime experience to a group of Houston based kids.

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DACA, Houston, Immigration, immigration policy, News, Politics -

Esteban Pastor and his 18-month-old son were arrested last July after illegally crossing the southern border in El Paso and being deported. Nearly a year later, they are still struggling to find each other. Following his child’s hospital stay in Guatemala City, Pastor resorted to illegally entering the U.S. to find work at a Mexican […]

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Houston, News, Ponderosa Elementary School, Special Needs -

The principal of an elementary school outside Houston is in hot water after making a tasteless joke about a special needs student. According to Houston’s KPRC Channel 2, Ponderosa Elementary School Principal Shanna Swearingen was talking to a group of staffers about a Black student with behavioral issues, who was known to run away from the […]

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Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Murder, Bayou City Bar & Grill, Cordalé Robinson, Houston, Jared Jacob, News, tragedy -

Cordalé Robinson has been charged with aggravated assault and murder for killing an innocent bystander while trying to escape a brawl.

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Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Houston, Hurricane Harvey, Justise Winslow, Miami Heat -

HOUSTON — He may wear “Miami” across his chest, but it’s the city of Houston that has shaped his heart. This has been a challenging year for the Space City, and nothing was more difficult for Miami Heat star Justise Winslow than watching from afar as Hurricane Harvey howled through his hometown. “It was tough,” […]

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HBCU Bands, Houston, Photo Act, Texas Southern Tigers, The 5th Quarter -

The 5th Quarter in the world of football games at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) takes place after the game, when the bands of the two opposing schools battle each other for bragging rights to the best musical performance. These displays of musical showmanship, from the choreographed routines to the song selection, require a […]

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chemical explosion, houston, hurricane harvey, National, News -

CROSBY, Texas (AP) — Explosions and fires rocked a flood-crippled chemical plant near Houston early […]

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All Day, Daily Dose, Houston, Hurricane Harvey, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, Police Shootings, Princess Diana, The Morning Roast, Zina Garrison -

Although The Morning Roast is coming to a close, it doesn’t mean you’ll get any less of Mina Kimes and Domonique Foxworth. The two are launching a football podcast called Nickel Package, which is guaranteed to rock. Enjoy MINORITY THURSDAY of the Nickel Package. It has 2 be twice as good as the other days. […]

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Daily Dose, Houston, Kevin Durant, Red Velvet, U.S. Open -

I met up with an old high school friend who lives in Argentina Tuesday who doesn’t use Facebook. I hadn’t seen him since then. Do you know how hard it is to catch up with someone who isn’t on social media? It was a looong talk, LOL. A grandma getting jet ski'd out of her […]

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Beyonce, Carl Thomas, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Houston, Hurricane Harvey, J.J. Watt, Kevin Hart -

*This story was updated on Sept. 5. * Celebrities continue to show up for those in need of assistance in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastating impact on Houston. Actor, singer and comedian Jamie Foxx announced last week that there will be a telethon on Sept. 12 to help raise money. The telethon will be […]

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All Day, CNN, Commentary, Houston, Hurricane Harvey, Kanye West, Media -

From a media perspective, natural disasters are a difficult beast when it comes to ethical standards of coverage. While you want your audience to be informed, there is also the very difficult balance of doing your job, hurting any humanitarian efforts and, very plainly, exploiting your subjects. Tuesday afternoon on CNN, viewers were treated to […]

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All Day, Chicago, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, Ed Skrein, Fantasy Football, Frank Ocean, Houston, Hurricane Harvey -

It’s official, I’m playing fantasy football this season. Not with my friends, since they kicked me out of the league, but with my office, since, yanno, I signed up. My squad name is “DONT @ ME PLEIGHBOI,” so take heed. Can’t wait. Your periodic reminder that a great evil has befallen the world yet no […]

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houston, Man Builds Family Mansion, News Video, Reggie Van Lee, Video -

Man builds house for entire family INCREDIBLE: A retired Houston man built a 20,000 sq. […]

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Chuana Thompson, Denny's, houston, National, News, Police brutality -

The Texas deputy officer who was indicted for her involvement in the chokehold death of […]

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Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Houston, Kevin Warren, Minnesota Vikings, Super Bowl -

Kevin Warren, the chief operating officer of the Minnesota Vikings, will be honored by Texas Southern University during Super Bowl weekend with the school’s inaugural Pioneer Award. Warren, the first African-American COO in NFL history, will receive the award on Feb. 4 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Proceeds from the event […]

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An Undefeated Conversation, Houston, Super Bowl -

The Undefeated is making its mark on Super Bowl weekend in Houston with two panel discussions. On Friday, ESPN’s The Undefeated Presents: A Conversation on Race, Sports & Culture will take place from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts’ Wortham Theatre. The public forum is being held […]

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#25DaysofBlackBiz, 25 Days of Black Biz, Bed and Breakfast, Black Business, Business, Hotel, Houston, Inspiration, Living, Small business -

At La Maison Midtown in Houston, they’re cooking up more than breakfast: Luxury accommodations that rival any hotel...

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It’s one thing to play in Utah for the Jazz. It’s another thing to live […]

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Alabama, deadly storm, houston, Indianapolis, Memphis, nashville, National, new orleans, News, texas.St Louis., Tornadoes, twisters -

A deadly storm system raged across the South on Monday, bringing death to Arkansas and Alabama, […]

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African, American, Community, Her Side, houston, issues, National, News, officials, share, White House, Women -

A group of Houston women spent time at the White House, talking with administration officials […]

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90s R&B, Catherine Martinez, Entertainment, Hi-Five, Houston, I Like The Way, Kissing Game, Murder, News, R&B, Russell Neal, Stabbing Death, Uncategorized -

HOUSTON (AP) — A former member of the 1990s R&B group Hi-Five has been arrested in the stabbing death of his wife in Houston...

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Houston, Inspiration, Jeremy Lin, Knicks, Naim, New York, Rockets -

theGRIO REPORT - Naim is a 5-year-old Jeremy Lin fan who was more than heartbroken when he found out that his favorite Nicks player was leaving the team...

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Barack Obama, Houston, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, NAACP, NAACP Convention, Politics -

theGRIO REPORT - President Obama’s absence at the NAACP convention in Houston this week raised questions amongst black leaders, black voters and the media...

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