Ain’t That A Mother For Ya? Part 3

(Black Leadership in the Community) Kerry Washington once said, “The breakdown of the Black community, in order to maintain slavery, began with the breakdown...

AIN’T THAT A REAL MOTHER FOR YA Part 2

  “Majorities, as such, afford no guarantees for justice. They are men of the same nature as minorities. They have the same passions for fame,...

“Should HBCUs Continue To Sing the “Star Spangled Banner”

I pride myself of being a pretty good history teacher since I first set foot in a classroom some 13 years ago. I was...

Before I Lay It Down: “The Labor Day Classic Is A HBCU Family Affair…”

“Construction, Texas” otherwise known as Highway 290, was bumper-to-bumper last Sunday as thousands of HBCU cousins headed towards that great metropolis of Prairie View...

Ain’t that a Real Mother For Ya?

Part 1 Because African-American News&Issues is a publication that has thrived off of addressing and reporting both current and historical realities that affect our communities...

“Kaepernick Sat Down So That We Could Stand Up…”

“No refuge could save the hireling and slave, From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave.  And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth...

Before I Lay It Down: “Silver Medal Thug…”

                                                     “I didn’t choose the thug life; the thug life chose me…” I’m a southern boy; born and bred in this great state called “Texas”. ...

I got it – Sense Ain’t Common!

Samuel Taylor Coleridge once said that, “Common sense is an uncommon degree in what the world calls wisdom.” I agree with him in this...

Right On, Mayor Turner!

After decades of “having their way”, the Houston Housing Authority and other affiliated “powers that be” were shocked about a critically wise decision made...

Blame it on Me!

African-American News&Issues has been and is a publication that has existed for 21 years, which serves to address and highlight both current and historical...