Black Power

The end of the Civil War in 1865 brought three constitutional amendments which abolished slavery, made former slaves citizens of the United States, and gave all men the right to vote, regardless of race. However, measures such as literacy tests and poll taxes were used by many states to continue the disenfranchisement of African-Americans and …

Major

Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor (Nov 26, 1878 – June 21, 1932) was a cyclist who turned pro at 18, and soon emerged as “one of the dominant athletes of his era.” During the peak of his cycling career (also the decade that saw the highest number of recorded lynchings in the U.S.), Taylor stood strong, …

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A Mindful Approach

Find a workout buddy FOR FREE on FitMatch and take your workouts to the next level. Using geolocation technology, the FitMatch app provides a platform where fitness enthusiasts can connect with like-minded people, worldwide. Once connected, users can motivate and inspire each other, keeping each other accountable to a workout routine and helping each other …

Creating A Healthy Houston

Marlene McNeese currently serves as the Bureau Chief for the Bureau of HIV/STD & Viral Hepatitis Prevention for the Houston Health Department.  The HIV Prevention Program provides Health Education/Risk Reduction, HIV Counseling and Testing, Public Health Information, and Prevention Case Management services.  The HIV Program also facilitates the Houston HIV Prevention Community Planning Group, which …

Cey Adams

By Traci Cloyd Every once in a while I have the good fortune and privilege to interview a subject who is both brilliant and captivating. In this case it’s super-star graphic artist, Cey Adams. He’s in Fort Lauderdale for the underground art, food, film and music festival “Red Eye” at ArtServe. I spoke to him …

Victim Blaming

Without an understanding of history, how will children have the stength to perservere?  What is the difference between policing and protecting? Is it fair to badger young males of color with the concept that if they stood, talked, walked or spoke a certain way, there would be less policing? Is it true? The Fugitive Slave Law was passed by …

Ralph Joseph Bunche

American diplomat and recipient of the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for mediation during Arab-Israeli war. Born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1904, Bunche was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in Oslo, Norway for his successful mediation of a series of armistice agreements between the new nation of Israel and four Arab neighbors, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon …

Game Changer

Loretta Elizabeth Lynch is the 83rd and current Attorney General of the United States Fiercely committed to justice Appointed to replace Eric Holder, one of the longest-serving Attorney Generals in US history, Lynch has sucessfully prosecuted the terrorists plot to bomb the Federal Reserve Bank and the New York City subway. She has boldly gone after …

On the Move!

Obama unites with Africa to develop an effective plan. Focusing on the next generation is at the core of a nation’s responsibility and work. President Obama welcomed African leaders to DC for a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first such event of its kind and the largest event any U.S. President has held with African heads …

RSVP! Tre Anniversary

TreMag + 6.1 + Education + Family + Enjoy Enjoy our expanded magazine. Now in 6 cities and 2 countries. Join us July 25th from 6:30 to 9:30 at HMAAC as Tre Celebrates 5th Anniversary!!! RSVP BY CLICKING HERE: