HUMBLE — The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on most business owners across the country. From closures to changes in hours, business owners have been forced to figure out what the next move is. Martha E. Berry, the owner of IMarE Boutique, activated her faith and fashion sense to make sure her dream would not die during what has been an uncertain time for many. She is Martha E. Berry of IMarE Boutique and IMarE Glam House.
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HOUSTON — One of the first faces of COVID-19 awareness in the Hip-Hop community is now offering up affordable personal protective equipment to people who need it. Rapper Slim Thug, along with business partners Adam Beason and Jimmy Choung, have teamed up to launch a line of PPE materials called #SlimHTX, which consists of stylish masks, disposable masks, face shields, hand sanitizer, and personalized N95 masks. “I’m excited to launch my PPE products as this is a time where sa
HOUSTON — Actress London Boyce recently showed her appreciation for those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic with a sweet surprise. Photo Credit: Andre Kelly Photography The first-grader, who is also the Houston-based co-owner of Boyce Kids Cream Machine, works closely with her siblings to provide cool treats to the community. She is also the new face of household name Bluebell Ice Cream’s mini sandwiches. London and her brother TJ Boyce (star of Wayne Brady’s “Comedy
HOUSTON (Press Release) — Philanthropist, entrepreneur, and fashion designer Tina Knowles-Lawson has created the initiative #IDIDMYPART to encourage residents in her beloved home city of Houston to get tested in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognizing that African American communities have an escalated rate of infections and fatalities, Knowles-Lawson is pleading to Houston residents to know their status in an urgent appeal to stop the spread of the coronavirus. “The virus
HOUSTON — The process of experiencing grief is something society rarely talks about, however, one Houston-area grief coach is bringing awareness to the the subject many of us often avoid. Nickcole Byrd of 700 AD says her mission to help those who are experiencing grief stems from her own painful experience of losing the love of her life of 24 years in 2019. Byrd said the name of her organization, which was started seven months after his death, comes from a statistic that says
HOUSTON — Rapper Slim Thug is not only an artist, but a huge role model in communities across the City of Houston, so when he took to Instagram to let everyone know he had coronavirus, it was shocking to many. The revelation was yet another reminder of how the virus doesn’t discriminate and how we should take the precautions seriously. “Y’all gotta take this stuff serious,” he said in his Instagram post. “Sit home, self-quarantine, do not come outside for however long they sa