His Loving Memory

“Happy those whose trust is the Lord, who turn not to idolatry or to those who stray after falsehood….” (Psalm 40:5) HOUSTON – Ronald Ray Mitchell was born in Houston, TX on June 8, 1951. He was the fifth of nine children born to Francis Anthony Mitchell, Sr. and Angelina Zeno Mitchell. Ronald graduated from…

Harris County Commissioner El Franco Lee dies of heart attack

  African-American News&Issues regretfully announces the passing of Harris County Commissioner El Franco Lee at Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital. Lee, a native Houstonian raised in Kashmere Gardens, served as the Commissioner of Harris County’s Precinct One. As a life-time Houstonian it is only natural that Lee would have earned his Bachelor of Science from…

In Loving Memory: Audrey Lawson

African-American News&Issues sends our condolences to Rev.  William “Bill” A. Lawson and family.   The entire Houston community should mourn the passing of Lady Audrey Lawson, 83, this Saturday. Born in St. Louis, Lawson attended Tennessee State University, the same institution that her beloved husband matriculated from. The powerful duo created Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church…