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Gentleman Jack Real to Reel Tour Giving African American Filmmakers The Platform They Deserve

While last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy helped launch a national discussion about Hollywood’s lack of diversity, others have taken the issue into their own hands, choosing to change the narrative by writing and telling their own stories.

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Houston Spotlight: The Al Rucker Foundation

Sometimes when the cards are stacked against you, you have to reshuffle the deck. For entrepreneur Al Rucker, shifting his cards has meant constantly evolving; becoming one of Houston’s most prominent entrepreneurs his chief goal.

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Wearable Protection: Aubry Lane Handbags

Pepper spray, a taser or even a concealed handgun; when it comes to self-defense there are plenty of options, but what happens if you’re armed with nothing more than a cell phone? During an emergency, would you have enough time to reach your phone and dial for help?

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Aubry Lane Hangbags Fuse Fashion With Technology

Aubry Lane Handbags not only want to be stylish, they want to be the best being technologically savvy for all.

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Kiana Dancie Talks Comedy, Life And Her New Book

Kiana Dancie returns to Houston, just as opinionated and funny as ever.

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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Stays True To The Original

Those looking for clues into Marvel entries like Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War won’t find any major revelations in the second installment of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - and that’s okay. Choosing instead to focus on the thrills and elements that made the original a smash, the crew returns to discover the origins of Peter Jason Quill’s (Chris Pratt) birth.

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America’s Diversity Gets Reflected in New Disney Films

The creator of the magical world of Disney, like many other figures in American history, Walt Disney was a complicated soul. An entire generation grew up with Mickey Mouse and company, as the Disney name expanded into a global brand. But despite the success, the brand has not been exempt from criticism, thanks in part to racist characters and tired stereotypes once seen in hits like 1941’s Dumbo or the blatantly offensive, Songs of the South.

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Demi Lovato Take Control of the Houston Rodeo

On Tuesday night, songstress Demi Lovato made a triumphant return to RodeoHouston’s famous rotating stage.

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Jordin Sparks Pumps It Up At the NFL Experience: Play 360 Kids Day

Before the Patriots completed the biggest upset in NFL history, it was the kids turn to take the field; as over 1,000 Houston area kids flooded into the George R. Brown Convention Center for “NFL Experience: Play 360 Kids Day.” Held during this year’s “NFL Experience Driven by Genesis” festivities, students were given the opportunity to spend time with some of their favorite NFL players as they took part in quarterback challenge games, mobility drills and more.

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SuperBOLD Luncheon Celebrates & Embraces Women BOSSES

All it takes is an idea, and the tenacity to see it through.

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