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…