Why Harriet Tubman is the Perfect Choice

As I am certain that you have heard by now, our great ancestor and unparalleled freedom fighter Harriet Tubman has been selected to be...

Why Bill Clinton Will Never Understand the Black Community’s Consistently Inconsistent Position on Urban...

  All of the very public back-and-forth that recently occurred between former President Bill Clinton and ‘Black Lives Matter’ activists over Clinton’s 1994 ‘Crime Bill’...

‘THE CONTENT OF OUR CHARACTER’:

  ONE OF THE SCARIEST ISSUES FACING BLACK AMERICA I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where...

Before I lay it down: “There’s No Independence In Marriage…”

“Two people working TOGETHER can have anything they want…” - Bishop Billy Spivey, Sr. I’ve heard my Apostolic-preaching dad say this many times; I...

Save Our Children!

  During the Acres Home Chamber for Business and Economic Development’s 27th annual recognition banquet, I challenged the audience to, among other things, save our...

Why Are We Attacking The Poor?

I must relate that I am absolutely baffled at the absence of either common sense or consideration that those who consider themselves to be...

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,...