While y’all’s dusty president is still dropping incendiary and largely inaccurate tweets about the NFL protests against racial injustice, celebrities are doing the Lord’s work, focusing on the fact that there are thousands of Americans (and non-Americans) who need help after natural disasters have ravaged their states…
Don’t let Donald Trump and his satanic administration fool you: There is still kindness and good in this world. Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson donated his first-game paycheck to three cafeteria workers who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Kimberly Gager has an eye for deals, having been “extreme couponing” for about five years. So when Hurricane Harvey struck, Gager knew just what to do to help out the victims the most, using her special gift.
Queen Bey continues to spread her magnificence throughout the realm. The Houston native went back to her childhood church this week to be with victims of Hurricane Harvey, including the family of The Root’s very own Kirsten West Savali, who wrote about their horrific ordeal on the site.
As the waters recede in parts of Houston, Beaumont, Port Arthur and other areas of Texas impacted by the horrific Hurricane Harvey, the agony of recovery efforts has begun.
Jessica Alexandre has spent the last few days walking through her home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., deciding what she’ll pack into her Hyundai Elantra and what will be left behind before she and her family caravan north to her mother’s house in Atlanta on Thursday morning. Old family heirlooms, her two dogs, an…
Joel Osteen has been having a tough time; some of it due to Hurricane Harvey, which ravaged parts of Texas, and most of it due to his response to it and now-revisionist storytelling (can we say “lying” and not be struck down?), akin to the current president and resident liar in chief, Donald Trump.
Houston state Rep. Shawn Thierry’s majority-black district houses nearly 200,000 residents, the Houston Texans football stadium, and a massive population of folks who were already low-income and living from paycheck-to-paycheck.
As reports continue to roll in estimating the damage that Hurricane Harvey has caused to parts of Texas, the news that Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos reportedly turned down help from our friends in Canada is beyond troubling.
Residents of Houston are still grappling with the horrific devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey last weekend, with many families being displaced and living in designated shelters in the city. But one friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is out there trying to at least comfort the kids and bring smiles back to their…
Solange is making sure she does her own part to help support Houston’s Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. The Houston native announced a special benefit concert to raise money for victims of the disastrous storm.
The Houston Independent School District has found a way to help all the families it serves in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. On Wednesday the district announced that it will waive the required application process for the National School Lunch/School Breakfast Program and provide free meals to…
On Sunday, as Hurricane Harvey began to crush parts of Texas, Joel Osteen, pastor of Houston megachurch Lakewood, tweeted that his church was “inaccessible due to severe flooding,” and then let his Twitter followers know that they could go to an area shelter should they need help.
Bristol County, Mass., Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is proposing to send county inmates to help the city of Houston clean up the devastating destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey.
With her hometown under siege because of Hurricane Harvey, Beyoncé issued a statement Tuesday saying that she was taking part in relief efforts with the help of her BeyGood organization and her local pastor, Rudy Rasmus.
Best Buy is insisting that a viral photo showing cases of exorbitantly priced cases of water at a Houston location—during Hurricane Harvey, mind you—was just “a big mistake.”
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