Take Back TSU!

As you know I have been a huge supporter of Texas Southern University for decades. I have always ensured that African-American News&Issues gives the...

We MUST Understand: Where is the ‘One-Drop Rule’ When We Need It Most?

In regards to ‘race matters’ I remember a much simpler time when we knew who was Black. Now I am aware that we have...

Without Work All is Rotten: The Most Pressing Present Dilemma Facing Young Black...

I have always counted myself as one of the lucky one’s to have been raised in a home with a father who was a...

What We Can Learn from Our Past About Black Contributions

I have learned while living this life on Earth that so much of it is based upon things that happen on an annual basis,...

“When Women Can’t Get Along…”

In 1920, women who fought for suffrage (the right to vote) finally obtained it. Remember, former slaves freed by the Emancipation Proclamation in 1865...

‘Stop Talking Loud & Saying Nothing’

Rarely does a day go by that I am not frustrated by my people’s failure to recognize the correct path to political and economic...

Why Do you Continue to Beg Whites for Recognition?

One of the most puzzling things that seemingly happen every year is that some White Awards show refuses to honor African-American actors, actresses, directors,...

Is it Time to Refashion MLK Day?

It has occurred to me that we have fallen into a routine in regards to Martin Luther King Jr., Day. For far too many...

A SIMPLE CASE OF ‘WHITE FOLK BEING WHITE’

There is a saying that African-Americans use when they come across an unbelievable situation involving whites. These moments only occur when some White person...

The People’s Paper

Until the lion has his or her own storyteller, the hunter will always have the best part of the story. (African Proverb) While thinking long and...