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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1998 - Spring. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/5473/show/5327.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1998 - Spring. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/5473/show/5327

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1998 - Spring, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed April 24, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/5473/show/5327.

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Title Houstonian 1998
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript B•L•A•C•K H•I•S•T•O•R•Y M•O•N•T•H C•E•L•E•B•R•A•T•E your roots ANGEL JOSEPH It was a hallelujah, Holy Ghost-filled, good time on- and off-stage for both performers and audience members at the University of Houston's first-ever Gospel Fest Feb. 25. The interactive event offered presentations of comedy, dance, vocals and instrumental performances and was sponsored by the African-American Studies Minors' Association and the Council of Ethnic Organizations as a part of Black History Month. To set the tone for the church-like experience that unfolded throughout that evening, master of ceremonies, Bishop Michael Moseley of Praise Tabernacle Church began the praise service with prayer. University Studies sophomore and President of the AAS Minors' Association Brandon M. Grant, who coordinated the fest, gave the audience a brief synopsis of the roots of Gospel music and its function within black culture. UH's Good News Gospel Choir performed the first presentations. Accompanied by piano, its salvic performance of "O Lord How Excellent Is Thy Name" and "No Man A Works Like Him" erupted expressions of tremendous emotions from the audience as several people raised their arms toward heaven and shouted the name of Jesus. Due to the positive influence of this event, Brandon said he believes "it will become an annual event sponsored by one of the AAS organizations if not the AASMA itself." Local comedian Margo Hickman gave hilarious advice to African-American women present at the event about the ever-present problem of their short hair. "If you can't achieve it, weave it," Hickman said as she twirled her long braids from side to side. Hickman's presentation ended with a dramatic performance of one of Maya Angelou's most famous poems "And Still I Rise." (Continued to page 144) "It will become an annua event...," Brandon M. Grant