The “Mexican” and the “Mis-Educated Negro”

  Because African-American News&Issues is a publication that thrives off of reporting and addressing current and historical realities affecting our communities; I chose to highlight issues that are often overlooked in our community, but have existed to weaken our communities as well. Firstly, I have to state that I have absolutely no problem whatsoever with…

Turning from anger to success: Amari Harrison shares her HCDE Highpoint East story

Highpoint East student Amari Harrison gives her farewell thanks to staff. (left) Mercedes Love, assistant principal, Marion Cooksey, principal and Garland Greene, transition specialist are the mentors who have made her a successful person, she says. Amari Harrison’s favorite colors are pink and blue, but there were days when the 17-year-old only saw red. Temper…