Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s Honors the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act by Urging for a Vote to Restore the Voting Rights Act

                                                                Dallas, TX – (Saturday, August 6, 2016) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement celebrating the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act being signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson:   “Fifty one years ago, President Johnson signed into law one of the greatest guardians of American democracy, the Voting…

“Could Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Be Responsible for The Deaths of OUR Police at The Hands of OUR Veterans?”

I’m not an authority on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, therefore, I have done extensive research over its causes and treatments prior to pinning this article.  It’s important to us at African American News&Issues that our stories are accurate and our opinions are fair.  Especially, when it comes to how PTSD could have played a role…

Jack and Jill of America host a Series of Regional Youth Leadership Development Teen Conferences

BEAUMONT – More than 700 teenagers and adults gathered in Beaumont, Texas to attend Jack and Jill of America, Inc.’s 62nd Annual Teen Conference for the South Central Region.  The conference gave the youth the opportunity to give back to the community by conducting community service for Habitat for Humanity.  They also gave powerful speeches…

EB5 ARTS

Houston – Toby McCraw, who goes by the artist name T’Mculus, has a strong love and passion for the arts. He was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and is an educated man. He completed his degree in Geography and Environmental Science from Western Kentucky University, and then furthered his education by completing his Masters…