Feb. 10, 2019
Mayor Sylvester Turner addresses black heritage gala 2019 .
The mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner joined the leadership and directors of the Houston live stock show and rodeo black heritage committee for their 2019 gala held at the George R Brown convention center down Houston on the 2/9/2019 .
In his speech , his speech that came earlier than planned , the mayor thanked the leadership of the rodeo and live stock yearly event that brings much revenue to the city , most of which is given back as scholarship to deserving students in the state of Texas .
Other speakers did same in appreciating the scholarship awards as they continued to ask companies and well wishers to contribute to their efforts and programs
The 2019 gala was Mardi Gras in Houston , as participants wore similar costumes and attires , as they ate , drank and danced to similar music in the event that ran from 7pm to midnight .
Dr Akwo Thompson Ntuba