Category Archives : PHOTOS

“FACES OF BLACK HOUSTON” covers Deric Muhammad

The Houston Defender’s groundbreaking series “Faces of Black Houston” tells the story of everyday Houstonians who are striving the make a difference. Deric Muhammad is featured in its summer 2014 series where he illustrates the struggles associated with being an advocate for justice. (See video section of this website). Here are a few photos from […]

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“A.S.A.P.” Book Signing-Friday July 25th

  A.S.A.P. – A Street Activist’s Perspective¬†is Deric Muhammad’s very first self-published book. It is a compilation of soul-stirring opinion editorials that cover a number of issues plaguing the Black community. He addresses social, political, cultural, spiritual and economic issues in a way that is reflective of his position as a street activist. This is […]




The roots of a culture, the power of unity, the power of the word and a powerful Brooklyn concert ( – Many rappers and members of the Hip Hop Nation will readily admit that though they are not registered members of the Nation of Islam or self-identified members of the Five Percent Nation, they have […]


(This story appeared in the July 16th edition of the Houston Chronicle.) Several hundred black fathers gathered at Houston’s MacGregor Park on Sunday to shatter stereotypes that they are just “deadbeats” or “sperm donors” and to encourage, rather than shame, those needing to do a better job. Project Forward community activist¬†Deric Muhammadsaid he pushed for […]