Several dignitaries and H-E-B executives took part in the groundbreaking of the new H-E-B MacGregor Market including those pictured: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee; Mayor Sylvester Turner; H-E-B Houston President Scott McClelland; Kathy Griffin; Council Member Dwight Boykins and wife Genora Boykins; Rev. William A. Lawson; Winell Herron, H-E-B Group VP for Public Affairs, Diversity and Environmental Affairs; Terry Williams, H-E-B Regional Vice President; James Harris, Director, Diversity & Inclusion and Supplier Diversity; and Lisa Helfman, H-E-B Houston Director of Real Estate. Photo by Jared R. Gilmore of J. Raphael’s Photography

It’s Official: H-E-B MacGregor Market Breaks Ground

HOUSTON FORWARD TIMES — Council Member Boykins took a major step forward to addressing food deserts in the Third Ward. […read more]

African American News & Issues

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Testifies EXACTLY what Kavanaugh Confirmation means for Black America

AFRIAN AMERICAN NEWS & ISSUES— Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, said Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s record on criminal justice is “entirely unsatisfactory for a country persistently struggling to hold law enforcement accountable for mass incarceration and police brutality.” […read more]


Kanye West’s ‘New Slaves’ Screening Shut Down by Houston Police [Rolling Stone]

[Rolling Stone] A screening of Kanye West’s “New Slaves” video in Houston came to an early end last night when police arrived to shut down the projection. According to the Houston Chronicle, the Houston police broke up an “upbeat, respectful crowd” who had gathered to watch the display at Read More