On this segment of Access Houston we welcome back Commissioner Rodney Ellis. He is here to talk about registering to vote, election information, who is registered to vote in Harris County/Texas, voter turnout, why people don’t vote, and the reasons why it is important to vote. Our next guest is Ms. Dee Coleman, event supporter […]

On this segment of Access Houston KG Smooth welcomes the artistic director of the Ensemble Theatre, Eileen Morris and actress Samantha West to talk about the stage play ‘Da kink in my Hair’ running now through October 14th. We also talk about the history of black people’s hair and KG shares his story of dealing […]

Let’s face it beauties, we love to shop. But with October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, why not spend our hard-earned dollars on products that will benefit research for the disease? Breast cancer remains the most commonly-diagnosed form of cancer for African American women. Worse, our mortality rate is nearly twice as high as […]


According to researchers, denser breasts make it harder to detect cancer in a mammogram because non-cancerous fatty cells could show up as white on a mammogram, the same as cancerous fatty cells.

Thousands of women (and men) are banding together to share their stories and fight to find a cure for breast cancer. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, social media activists have sought to maintain a culture of awareness for the better -- and sometimes the worse.

Breast Cancer Awareness, research and early detection are all very important to me. Losing my mother last year due to this disease has undoubtedly changed my…

(HOUSTON) — If you’ve driven to or from The Woodlands on the North Freeway lately, you may have noticed a change in one of the businesses…

OgilvyOne Athens has designed a Tweeting Bra–a bra that is laced in social media (pun intended) that tweets each time it is unclasped as part…

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I live by the motto that life is 20 percent what happens to you and 80 percent how you respond. In healthcare, there will always…


For those who may not know, October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in observance, Friday was dubbed “Pink Out Day.” We’ve got some of YOUR photos here…and must we say….Houston represented well! If you haven’t already, you can STILL upload your pics of you rocking pink to instagram. Tag @979thebox in the pic […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And while #TeamBeautiful will be breaking you off with an extensive amount of Breast Cancer coverage with everything from personal stories of triumph to foods you can eat to help prevent the devastating disease, we know what you would rather be doing…SHOPPING! Must Read 25 Of The Best Looks […]