Empower Magazine’s top story picks of 2017

(Last Updated On: December 31, 2017)

As 2017 draws to a close, Empower Magazine makes its top story picks for a year that brought Houston a mix of challenges and victories from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey to the historic win of the Houston Astros.

We also salute our readers who survived a very difficult year proving that we are indeed #HoustonStrong.

Join us for a look back at the top story picks of 2017:

Celebrities descend on Houston to bring relief to Hurricane Harvey victims


Historic World Series win brings crowds to downtown Houston


New book offers practical advice on navigating the entertainment industry


Upclose with gospel artist CeCe Winans


Celebrities bring fashion and style to 2017 Essence Festival


2017 ABFF Brings Out Black Hollywood Power Elite


Channel 13 news anchor brings non-profit to Houston to impact lives of minority teens


“Detroit” Movie Review

Ethnically diverse mix of films and TV shows highlighted at 2017 SXSW

Project P.U.S.H. conference pushes women from ‘Fear to Fear-ce’


McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour a 1st in Houston

Empower Magazine’s top story picks of 2017