We MUST Understand: The Cycle Continues…

Obiora Embry, poses a series of questions in his Expanding Horizons Through Creative Expressions, in reference to police brutality. He asks,“Why is it deemed justifiable and appropriate for cops/police officers to kill other cops (friendly–fire) and citizens? Why do cops kill? Are they not taught to maim or slow down someone running or reaching for…

Juneteenth: What has Happened in the Past is Still Happening now!

Because African-American News & Issues is a publication that thrives off of reporting both current and historical realities that affect our communities, I have always made it a point to address incidents that have happened and are continuing to happen amongst its members. Therefore, I deem it necessary in this edition, to present a historical…

We MUST Understand: We Have to Protect Our History!

There is a serious history of what we have done as African-Americans as far as building the structure of these United States. Just about the whole foundation of this country was done by the backs of African-Americans. At the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development Monthly Networking Luncheon this month the Executive Director…

We MUST Understand: We Should Pick Our Leaders!

[dropcap color=”#000000″ font=”0″]J[/dropcap]ohn Quincy Adams, once shared, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” I could not agree with this thought more. As it is, too many members of our community allow the media and various other outlets infiltrate their minds with images…