11.14.2009

Houston elected officials support "Raising Boys" documentary project led by Deric Muhammad

Pictured (L-R) Houston City Councilman Jarvis Johnson, Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner, Deric Muhammad and Houston City Councilman at-Large Ronald Green

All three local elected officials came out to pledge their for support this very important project, "Raising Boys" documentary. They attended the Houston premiere on November 5 at the Angelika Theater and expressed their appreciation for the project. Councilmember Johnson was recently re-elected to the historic District B council position and Councilmember Green led all comers in the Houston race for City Controller. He is involved in a run-off election to be held December 12. Rep. Turner has been a State Representative for some 20 years. His district covers the historic Acres Homes, America's largest Black community.

(above photo by Nataura Brown)

Reposted from: Brother Deric Blog

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