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Black Infrastructure

The missing ingredient in Black communities is an established Black Economic Infrastructure. The lack of this ingredient strains the potential for strong leadership, brings...

Does Black America Need A H.E.R.O.?

Rarely a day goes by that I do not receive a phone call from someone asking me about the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (H.E.R.O.)....

We MUST Understand: Know Your Worth…

Author and Poetess C. JoyBell C. once made reference to a very true thought. In that statement she concluded that, “Life is too short...

A Year After Ferguson: Where is Black Leaders Political Plan?

Most agree that a full calendar year is sufficient time to evaluate political matters. It is with this thought in my mind that I...

We MUST Understand:What About Us?

As a native Houstonian, I have watched so many Houston Mayoral races that have largely occurred without any of the candidates taking a moment...

“Amazing grace! How sweet the sound…”

A mazing grace! (how sweet the sound). That sav’d a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found, was blind, but...

Where in Hell is Waller County’s Negro Leadership?

I have never been one to have my tongue bridled because others may deem what I have to say is inappropriate, so it does...

We MUST Understand: Wright was Right!

A lot of people have criticized the words of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Jr., who was the former pastor of President Barack Obama. He mentored...

We MUST Understand: “Liberty and Justice For All…” Including US!

Let me first start this editorial off by stating that I do not care what people do in their private lives. Neither am I...

Dissension in Our Ranks: The Case of Gay Black Males

The great comedian Chris Rock once stated that there was a Civil War occurring in Black America between “Black folk and Niggas” and the...