Kudos to our #HAAB member Joy Diggs! 

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On April 21, 2017, Joy Diggs was listed as Houston Chronicle’s top 50 fitness trainers for 2017.  Awesome!!! To read more about Joy and this fabulous distinction, head over to the article link: http://m.chron.com/life/health/slideshow/50-top-fitness-trainers-instructors-for-2017-144170/photo-12769319.php Joy Diggs Blog Name: Digg Deep Fitness Blog URL: http://diggdeepfit.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DiggDeepFitness Twitter: http://twitter.com/diggdeepfitness Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/diggdeepfitness YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/diggdeepfitness

Beans, Greens, Potatoes, Tomatoes and the Richness of Traditions in the Black Community

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If you have internet or television access you’re probably familiar with the refrain “I got beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, lamb, ram, hogs dogs… beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, turkey…You Name It!” The first remix I saw was by D.J. Suede and can be found here. The question being asked was “Grandma, what are you cooking for […]

How come America? Why did "hate" win?

How come America? Why did “hate” win?

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How come America? Why did “hate” win? A blog post by @EfabulousHB exclusively for (HAAB) The Houston African American Blogger Association How come America? Why did “hate” win? I picked the little one up from school and I was scared.  I didn’t want to be out on the streets on this particular election night. As […]

Building HAAB Into A Community

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Brief background history of HAAB aka Houston African American Bloggers Association was started as a Facebook group in 2012. And in 2014, 3 of us began working on establishing it as more of a community for local Houston bloggers. Long story short, many changes took place and Vernetta (that’s me) and Sharlotte became the Organizer […]

7 Steps Before Becoming A Fulltime Blogger

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So this month we not only celebrate Thanksgiving but it’s also a recognized celebration for those who have no boss. That’s right, it’s National Entrepreneurship Month. Thanks, President Obama. But we do have a boss. Actually, bosses. Those are our customers/clients. But that’s not what this post is about. I want to talk about being […]

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The New Go To For Social Media Solutions – Houston African American Bloggers Association!

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Celebrate Small Business Week 2016 with Houston’s newest go to for social media solutions, us, the Houston African American Bloggers Association. The Houston African American Bloggers Association (HAAB) officially launched January 1, 2016. Originally, it began as a Facebook group in 2012 as a place to exchange ideas but grew into a strong network of […]

Texas Black Expo Super Bowl Connect Luncheon

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On February 18, I had the privilege to sit in at the Texas Black Expo Lunch & Learn Presents Business Opportunities During Super Bowl LI. This event was moderated by Carlecia D. Wright, Director city of Houston Office of Business Opportunity along with special guest Hasting Stewart of the Super Bowl Committee and panelist April […]

#MLKHAAB Chat Recap – Building Stronger and Safer Communities

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In the spirit of honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., we held our first tweet chat with the focus being on finding solutions to strengthening our communities. We have made much progress, but we can go much higher. Take the time to view the recap, and feel free to offer your own solutions below. [View the […]