Howard C. Harris, Jr., Director of Musical Arts, is an arts pioneer, composer, performing artist and world-revered music educator. He serves as Professor of Music and Founder and Director of Jazz Studies at Texas Southern University. He also founded the People’s Workshop, the first Black-originated and multi-cultural arts organization of Houston to present in the […]
NPR’s Michelle Tell Me More looks in to the trend of fewer Americans are having babies. Instead, many are putting their careers or savings accounts first. But experts say the country’s low birthrate could be disastrous for the economy. Host Michel Martin examines the trend with her parenting roundtable.
The Vatican City was filled with well-wishers and world leaders as Pope Francis began the formal start of his papacy. Tuesday morning he offered a passionate pledge to serve “the poorest, the weakest, the least important,” striking the same tones of humility as have marked the days since he was elected last week. On a […]
About Women’s History Month Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in […]
Breast cancer unites women of all color and creed under a common banner of hope. But not all breasts are created equal. Different minority populations, as well as subgroups within those populations, face distinct challenges and risk factors when it comes to breast health. Breast Cancer Statistics for African American Women Incidence • In 2011, […]