Archive for August, 2021

Up to $150 incentives offered to take COVID-19 vaccine

Officials are pulling out all the stops to ensure that residents get those much needed shots in arms. Members of the Houston City Council voted Wednesday to approve incentives for COVID-19 vaccinations up to $150. The Houston Health Department will provide $100 gift cards for participants who receive the first […]

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Photo obtained from official Twitter page of the Rev. Jesse Jackson

Prayers up! Rev. Jesse Jackson, wife test positive for COVID-19

Continued prayers are going out to the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, who both tested positive for COVID-19. Physicians were “carefully monitoring their condition” because of their ages, with the reverend being 79, and his wife being 77 years old. It should be noted that Reverend Jackson received […]

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Mayor Sylvester Turner announces donation and supply drive for Haiti

In response to the recent natural disasters in Haiti, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced today the Houston’s Paying It Forward Earthquake and Hurricane Relief Response to Haiti. The City of Houston is partnering with Houston Haitians United and the National Association of Christian Churches (NACC) Disaster Services to collect supplies for […]

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Photo obtained from public Facebook cover on H.E.R. official fan page

Copyright infringement lawsuit settled over H.E.R.’s song ‘Focus’

The copyright infringement lawsuit against Grammy award- winning artist Gabriella Wilson (H.E.R), songwriter Justin Love and DJ Camper has been settled. In June 2020, Andre Sims, a well known songwriter and piano maestro, filed allegations against the trio after DJ Camper used Sims’ instrumental composition “Endless Minds” as part of […]

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